The Glorious Life of an Army Wife
By Kanchan Kapoor in True Story | Reads: 234 | Likes: 3
At one of our army posting stations, the Corps Commander (Lt Gen) often said that ‘in his next birth, he would like to be an army officer’s wife as there is no better life than that’. I think this is a truism and I would like to expand on this proposition. I was born in the family   Read More...
Published on Mar 31,2020 10:01 AM
அழகின் வர்ணமே!..
By Dikshita Lakshmi in General Literary | Reads: 221 | Likes: 3
அழகின் வர்ணமே!..   1996....                                                                   &nbs  Read More...
Published on Apr 9,2020 04:33 PM
Lost and Found
By Bhawna Tagra in Romance | Reads: 211 | Likes: 3
It was 6 a.m. The sky was reddish and the breeze was cool. However, she sweated and shivered at the same time. She opened the window to feel the air. The coolness might calm her down. She looked at her phone in her hand and pressed the play button. "I'll be reaching Delhi tonight at 8 p.m, please me  Read More...
Published on May 25,2020 05:52 PM
The Lockdown Story
By Priyanka Godse in General Literary | Reads: 201 | Likes: 3
        "Grandma, it's storytime now. Tell us a new story today. We are bored of the same tiger monkey story every weekend." Riya told her Grandma as she lay down on her lap. Reyaansh also hurried to sit besides Riya and Grandma to listen to the story. Just then Grandpa entered a  Read More...
Published on Apr 12,2020 12:35 AM
Black
By Pallabi Baruah in Thriller | Reads: 187 | Likes: 3
That was a life changing moment for her.  ‘I wish he dies,' Pari screamed in the society meeting. Here, 'he' was her neighbour who was very much fond of listening to loud music. She had tried to deal with him personally  by persuading and later complaining to the management committe  Read More...
Published on May 3,2020 04:43 PM
Hiding?
By Nidhi Pandey in Poetry | Reads: 175 | Likes: 3
Hiding? And I write the tragedies, with the ink of hope They have this musty smell, I don't wanna feel ever again. And all those hopeless attempts to convert them into a piece of art. The whopping words. The rhythm of guitar chords. Always trying to cover them up. Swallowing. Devouring. To hide it a  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 06:31 PM
When You Least Expect it.
By Manika Ekka in General Literary | Reads: 151 | Likes: 3
Chaos, hustle bustle ,deaths, fire ,riots ,pandemic, noise ,pollution ,killing ,hanging ,pelting lathis ,cries ,cruelty ,losses ,anger ,hatred ,fear..... she saw this in a wink. Her eyes were red, the vessels around the pupil was clear like the river of blood in Kalinga.. she moved her fingers throu  Read More...
Published on Apr 6,2020 04:03 PM
Glimpse of the moon
By mahi in Poetry | Reads: 150 | Likes: 3
Once upon a time, The window curtains would fly, And the glimpse of the moon, Would calm my raging soul, But now I only see, The  silhouette of skyscrapers, Against the blur of the night, Rising an uneasy feeling, Of being surrounded by the unknown, The days we live in, Have left the mind, To c  Read More...
Published on May 13,2020 07:33 PM
First time wings
By fatima_j_gilani in Travel | Reads: 142 | Likes: 3
As the sun finally rose, she was starting to understand that she want to be a traveler. She was always seeking peace and travelling calms her down but it was difficult to make her parents understand this. As she sat down with her parents on a breakfast table, she mustered up the courage to talk to   Read More...
Published on Apr 11,2020 08:04 PM
1700 hrs on 22/03/2020
By Neelima Chakraborty in Poetry | Reads: 1,648 | Likes: 2
As the call of the conch shells Burns through the evening, The orange light pours in, Dissolving the listless longings In the ferocity of its blinding light, Pleading to turn its watchful gaze On the sight both spectacular and strange.  Sparring mortals converging into one, Overlapping shadows   Read More...
Published on Mar 23,2020 11:05 AM
Shop Your Own Closet
By Swagata Ghosh in General Literary | Reads: 636 | Likes: 2
We all must have applied the prefix ‘de’ a lot of times in order to construct various words in English. If I ask you to frame a word with the prefix ‘de’ the immediate word comes to our mind is a very commonly used these days ….“DECLUTTER”. The literal mean  Read More...
Published on Apr 1,2020 09:42 AM
Ups and downs
By abir mukherjee in Mystery | Reads: 505 | Likes: 2
A branded car came racing through the streets and halted entering the parking lot, the car parked neatly within the preordained space. Rohit stepped out of the car in his every day attire of business and walked confidently through the front door of the building the watchman gave him the usual &ldquo  Read More...
Published on Apr 12,2020 05:11 PM
WITH YOU FOREVER
By Vidya Devadas Nair in General Literary | Reads: 494 | Likes: 2
“We are going live in 5…4…3…2…and!” With this final cue, the spotlights are on, all the technicians are on board, and the three esteemed judges seated with pride are ready for the kill. Today AJD theatre is all out in the open. The excitement levels are sky-hi  Read More...
Published on May 22,2020 06:04 PM
Trapped
By Kritiika Anand in Poetry | Reads: 474 | Likes: 2
How do I live, You have tied me up Your endless expectation are weighing me down ​ What will you do with your life?, you say. All my dreams you are pushing away. ​ Is this why we live? Our soul to this rat race we give The silver lining is food on your plate,  For a morsel there is so much   Read More...
Published on Apr 10,2020 10:43 PM
The Spider and its Prey
By Vinay Pushpakaran in Crime | Reads: 457 | Likes: 2
The spider is a very patient creature. It weaves a beautiful web and waits for its prey to get stuck in it. Then it moves swiftly for the kill. And then this cycle repeats itself for the next meal! Insane amount of patience this fellow has, thought Aniket as he watched the spider on the wall above h  Read More...
Published on Apr 1,2020 03:22 PM