Lonely Nights
By sanjana bhowmick in Romance | Reads: 871 | Likes: 12
Sitting in the veranda, sipping wine, Tarini suddenly feels breathing down her neck. Before she could turn around to react, she was embraced with a tight hug and a peck on her left ear. “Hey, where are you lost?”, asks Tarun. “Nothing looking up into the sky and thanking my stars,"  Read More...
Published on May 16,2020 05:09 PM
The Guest
By Anushka Chatterjee in Thriller | Reads: 690 | Likes: 12
“Mom, if you’re reading this, I expect you to call me soon.” The pointer slips off and almost within a pair of restless seconds, the phone tings, tearing the hush of the room. My note has been rightfully dispatched, with no certainty of an answer. I pick up a lately ignored novel f  Read More...
Published on Mar 23,2020 01:21 PM
UNTILL I FINISH COUNTING STARS
By Priya N Rao in Poetry | Reads: 328 | Likes: 12
UNTIL I FINISH COUNTING STARS Loving to the Moon and back is fineBut I'll love you till I finish counting stars That frozen night, when you were taking your last breath, You promised me that you will come back when I count all the stars..From that night, I started counting them.. Those winters never  Read More...
Published on Apr 26,2020 10:28 AM
Cross fire
By Kanishka Roy in War Story | Reads: 240 | Likes: 12
Every day, exactly at 7a.m., the old man with his old side bag would report for work. He changed two trains and walked 2k.m. to reach the academy. His job in the morning was to open the gates on time, roll the carpets on the floor, make sure the first-aid box was in place, fill the water filters, a  Read More...
Published on Apr 6,2020 02:53 AM
Heal the World
By Deepti Menon in General Literary | Reads: 713 | Likes: 11
“We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to.” So, there is a virus out there, running circles around the whole world, a world that prided itself on its development spearheaded by the most intelligent species ever – the homo sapiens. Men and women who began as hu  Read More...
Published on May 10,2020 03:20 PM
Slice of Life...!
By Snehal Amol Patil in General Literary | Reads: 520 | Likes: 11
  After a dinner, we used to take a short night walk and afterward used to sit on swing for sometime.So one day, we followed our same routine and when we sat on swing, my husband said, "wah...what a beautiful night it is !" I looked at him with some weird expressions and asked him, "What's beau  Read More...
Published on Apr 30,2020 10:57 PM
This World
By Aaditya Asnani in Poetry | Reads: 496 | Likes: 11
What is this world, what is this world!You can have all the money, power, and fameRuthless aggression and passion in your nameBut with the microcosm of doubtWith stones and sticks, you hurl and shoutAnarchy, revolution and lust you craveA world where everything and nothing means the sameBut when the  Read More...
Published on Apr 8,2020 10:39 AM
Heartstrings Reattached
By Mitali Mittal in Romance | Reads: 468 | Likes: 11
"Bro are you sure, you wanna come?" his best friend asked. "Of course I wanna come, but why are you asking me this?" Aman replied. "Because Aman you have already asked me atleast ten times about Riddhi's arrival to the reunion and let me confirm you again, she is coming." Yes, Aman just couldn't wai  Read More...
Published on May 16,2020 08:12 AM
A collection of my mind, in mixed poems
By Shivika Anand in Poetry | Reads: 282 | Likes: 11
The words have slipped away from her lips,  her heart has regained  its composure, though  not completely because now what she fears most  is the reply The sun has slept awakening millions of stars their everlasting charm makes the flowers conscious, so they wait for a new day  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 07:52 PM
INDEPENDENT - BUT LIVING IN FEARS AND TEARS
By Kapilendra Das in General Literary | Reads: 915 | Likes: 10
INDEPENDENT - BUT LIVING IN FEARS AND TEARS KAPILENDRA DAS   Architect of the constitution of India, Historian, Philosopher, Economist, Professor, Jurist, Emancipator, crusader, socialist, Rationalist and Indian Nationalist, and so on Dr. B. R. Ambedkar: quotes “Freedom of mind is the rea  Read More...
Published on Apr 1,2020 12:40 PM
I couldn't see myself
By Surbhi Mayach in True Story | Reads: 675 | Likes: 10
I couldn't see myself. Maybe I could. Maybe I did. But only through their eyes who could see nothing but the flaws in me. Some felt bad about having thick legs, while some hated themselves for the stick legs. Only if they knew that within it was all same, dealing with the same devils in a different   Read More...
Published on Mar 31,2020 12:27 PM
HOPE
By Meenakshi Arora in Poetry | Reads: 637 | Likes: 10
with threatening tunes of thunder, when black clouds cover sky. The rain begins to pour with rhythm of timpani & it is all dark outside when yellow leaves, a few or none, do hang but no flower blossom & hardly a bird fly A mere sight of a green leaf on brown trunk change season  &c  Read More...
Published on Apr 14,2020 10:45 PM
Bread
By Eleena Sanyal Banerji in Poetry | Reads: 605 | Likes: 10
The sun shone bright on the railway track The gravel grey and dry  This path would take us home very soon No one could now deny They shoved the breads inside their shirts I did the same with mine My child and man, all those that starved We would eat them all next time Weary of the hot, long wal  Read More...
Published on May 17,2020 11:40 AM
I, Me, Myself!
By Anjali Gupta in General Literary | Reads: 459 | Likes: 10
Sounds so condescending. Isn’t it? But that’s what it has been for some time now in these present times. For me somehow, looking for inspiration everywhere, because sometimes that’s the only choice I have – this period of “I, Me, Myself” also connotes healing &nda  Read More...
Published on Mar 23,2020 01:58 PM
Story Time
By Alka Kansra in General Literary | Reads: 444 | Likes: 10
Story time  Its always an opportunity to listen to music of your choice when on a long drive. The other day while driving back from Delhi after a short stay with my daughter and my little twin grandchildren. We were listening Jagjit Singh. One of his most popular songs “Wo Kagaz Ki Kasht  Read More...
Published on Mar 29,2020 06:17 PM