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Corona and Love positive
By Arpit Agrawal in Romance | Reads: 121 | Likes: 4
Misha removes her gloves, sprinkles sanitizer on her hand, and picks up the phone. ‘Hello Aadiv.’ ‘Hi, now that the lockdown is over after a year, let’s meet. I want to eat Pizza with you.’ ‘Pizza? So much cheese, bad for your heart.’ ‘What bad for my   Read More...
Published on May 8,2020 07:34 AM
A Curious Case
By Madhavi Srinivasan in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 399 | Likes: 3
Inspector Janardhan banged the phone on his weathered wooden desk. Constable Sonu Kutty stood in attention at one corner, with his oiled moustache and upright shoulders, watching him warily. A ceiling fan whirred petulantly overhead.  Inspector Janardhan's mood had worsened after a conver  Read More...
Published on Jun 3,2020 08:34 AM
Tonga
By Mohan in General Literary | Reads: 261 | Likes: 3
As I stepped out of the train, the gleefully red and blue railway station welcomed me. Although the colonial architecture looked the same as it was the last time I was here, fifteen years ago.  I still remember the stories Dadda would animatedly recreate about how this station came i  Read More...
Published on May 6,2020 06:01 PM
Learning the hard way
By ANWESHA DEB in General Literary | Reads: 121 | Likes: 3
Learning the hard way “Mina masi  please. Just five minutes more. It’s Sunday today.” Said Riya with half closed eyes. Riya, daughter of advocate Saikat Mukherjee and Sromona Mukherjee was a girl of class six in South Point school Kolkata. Mina masi, their maid for 20 year, an  Read More...
Published on Apr 17,2020 05:11 PM
சுமை தாங்கி
By S.Neelacantan in Poetry | Reads: 1,753 | Likes: 2
சுமை தாங்கி குமரி எஸ். நீலகண்டன்   ஒருவன் நடக்க முடியாமல் தடுமாறுகிறான். இன்னொருவன் கைத்தாங்கலாய் அனுசரணையுட  Read More...
Published on Mar 31,2020 08:29 PM
Mr Walter's nightmares
By Ayan Chakraborty in Mystery | Reads: 228 | Likes: 2
Mr Walter concluded that he was being followed.  He took a glance at his watch, trying to stay unperturbed. It was 1 a.m. He walked along the pavement, narrowly turning his head and shifting his eyes on either side at regular intervals to keep track of the stranger behind him. It was a man, he   Read More...
Published on Apr 22,2020 12:35 AM
What Will My Gravestone Say?
By Mukti Masih in Poetry | Reads: 149 | Likes: 2
Will it be a plaque that sings of my wins? Or a bragging eulogy that would hide my sins? Or a crumpled leaf here now, then gone astray What will my gravestone say?   Will it speak of a life lived for another’s joys? Or just a wasted time in pleasures and toys? Will my life be about the e  Read More...
Published on May 9,2020 01:37 AM
Re-born as waves
By Neema Kumari in General Literary | Reads: 1,433 | Likes: 1
Sejal had booked the flight ticket urgently. She had to leave for India as soon as possible. Before she could open her eyes, a phone call from her home had woken her up. From that moment onwards she didn't waste a second to reach India. Her younger brother, Mehul, was in the hospital. He was being t  Read More...
Published on Mar 29,2020 03:22 PM
The 'Slippery' Love Story
By Arundeep Sivaraj in Fantasy | Reads: 182 | Likes: 1
“This is your room till your test results come. If it is positive, we will decide to either shift you to a hospital or administer treatment here itself. For your safety and for safety of others, we will lock this door from the outside. You have all essentials inside. Food and water will be bro  Read More...
Published on Mar 23,2020 09:58 PM
தோழா... விழித்தெழு
By Ranjith in Poetry | Reads: 174 | Likes: 1
தோழா… விழித்தெழு! நூற்றாண்டின் கதை கொண்டேன், கேளு! கரை கடந்தான், பனிமலை கடந்தான், தமிழ் மனம் கடந்தான். இறை தேட   Read More...
Published on Apr 10,2020 07:38 AM
Catching up
By Kajal in General Literary | Reads: 154 | Likes: 1
Summer was about to end. You could almost feel the cool breeze in the air, promising the first rain of monsoon very soon. Amidst all the confusing chaos of the weather, two best friends were catching up with each other after a longtime. Sitting on the cool sand on a Sunday evening and watching the  Read More...
Published on May 6,2020 05:04 PM
Peas In a Pod
By Aparna Chandrashekar in Romance | Reads: 106 | Likes: 1
Peas in a Pod “Not today!’ Meera said in an exasperated tone to her dad, Subbu ,quickly picking up her handbag and heading for the door. Her Mother was watching her with a plate of hot idlis in her hand. She was trying to persuade Meera to have a her breakfast at least, before leaving. M  Read More...
Published on Apr 2,2020 10:32 PM
The pink slip
By Anuradha Prashant in General Literary | Reads: 157 | Likes: 0
9:00 am, the stamping started. Thud Thud Thud… Blue circles around the wrinkled corners meant a job well begun. Well that was how Santhanam started his day rather every day for the last 24 years. Santhanam was the office peon. In hey days of babu (Bureaucracy) culture he had joined  Read More...
Published on Apr 24,2020 07:35 AM
Dial M for Mask
By Prabindh Sundareson in Fantasy | Reads: 130 | Likes: 0
Manohar was practising supine to sitting movements, with one eye on the tiny TV. He spent his life alone, looking up and all around, like a two eyed camera at the center of his near empty hut. The villagers kept him alive, more with jolly words than with food. Makkal, his favorite dog lay at the do  Read More...
Published on Apr 6,2020 02:43 PM
Danger Awaits
By Vardhan in War Story | Reads: 30,259 | Likes: 107
Afraid, I hesitantly walked with my two teenage daughters in the darkness through a dense thicket.The waning moon acted as the only source of light. We were going to the nearest railway station to catch a train. Papaji had stayed behind to protect his mulk. Houses were completely burnt, and there we  Read More...
Published on Mar 24,2020 04:05 AM