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Window
By Jesse Rwangmei in Romance | Reads: 416 | Likes: 7
I was sitting on the two-seater rows of the bus. On the left were the three-seater seats which I had always avoided whenever possible. To have two strangers seated next to me, ugh, that just squeezes my personal space and I have always felt cramped and crowded. The sun had moved to the west and I kn  Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 10:37 PM
CRUSADE
By Sayani Bhattacharya in General Literary | Reads: 358 | Likes: 7
The boy, lying on his side, holds his sister close to his chest. His arms wraps her like a promise to protect. His curled up lips speak a thousand words, his closed eyes hum the silent melody of their long-yearned peace. Their bodies rise and fall in unison as they breathe in the fragrance transfuse  Read More...
Published on Jun 5,2020 02:55 PM
Pest Control
By Eleena Sanyal Banerji in Thriller | Reads: 355 | Likes: 7
I was totally weary after repeated bombardments. Could barely steady my head over the shoulders. These chemical smells made me dizzy. I felt slow and woebegone. They were still and lifeless. It broke my heart to see the unborn children in my family die in such quick succession. Didn't they deserve a  Read More...
Published on Apr 28,2020 06:05 PM
Longing for the Eternal Space
By Deepika Bijawat in Poetry | Reads: 302 | Likes: 7
LONGING FOR THE ETERNAL SPACE It's not a long story, Just my thoughts on a small piece of paper That comprises volumes of love, of a dreamer. Thoughts flowing in the space where only he could hear.  Her sad eyes, he could not bear.  They could not meet in the glory of their space, And  Read More...
Published on May 12,2020 02:22 PM
The Real Prince
By SHANTANU MISHRA in General Literary | Reads: 274 | Likes: 7
It was a heavy downpour, unusual for people like Arun who hated rains. Irrespective of people's choices, it  was business as usual for the coastal city. The city was used to rains but that day it was not raining cats and dogs, it seemed as if the sky was bleeding. The clouds were rumbling and t  Read More...
Published on Apr 27,2020 05:33 PM
Just try!
By ritika kumar in Poetry | Reads: 243 | Likes: 7
Opportunities come and pass by  And then you do nothing but cry So whenever one comes on your way Do not hesitate or be shy But give it a try Even though it seems impossible And the chance of success is negligible Even if you fail you'll get some experience To do better the next time  So   Read More...
Published on May 6,2020 12:01 PM
Sunrise
By Irtika Kazi in Poetry | Reads: 634 | Likes: 6
Sunrise   with every sunrise, The hollow of my eyes sink    deeper, deeper Until the liveliness in them disappears, I am a phantom listener In a world of fears.   with every sunrise, My torpid eyes open To horrid sights of man’s inhumanity to man.   Flesh for fles  Read More...
Published on Mar 22,2020 06:58 PM
A MIDDLE AGE TALE
By Prakash in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 502 | Likes: 6
A MIDDLE AGE TALE.........By Commodore G Prakash...... He was born on 17 Dec. Numerology therefore linked his fortunes to the number, 8. This, according to Numerologists, made number 8 extremely good or extremely bad for him. Life regularly landed  him a lot of eights, as car numbers, house nu  Read More...
Published on Mar 23,2020 01:04 PM
Silence
By Swaraj bhatia in True Story | Reads: 476 | Likes: 6
“I have been in love before, just was never was with someone, “David divulged, as he and Kevin loitered inside the mall  “Someone broke your heart?” asked Kevin, “Nah, she simply refused even to take it,” David jested, stating his brutal truth. Kevin giggl  Read More...
Published on May 28,2020 07:28 AM
Strings of Hope
By Sivaranjani V. in Poetry | Reads: 471 | Likes: 6
Certain embers take flame,Forming myriad shapes.Sometimes,A deep drag of warm satisfaction,That moves through our lungs.Sometimes,The intoxication of a drug.While, Some materialize as a daily prayer of goodwill.The embers turn to burn brightly,As they take shape,Exuding warmth and aspiration.The em  Read More...
Published on Apr 4,2020 10:51 AM
Who is a Migrant?
By subhadra kunduri in General Literary | Reads: 312 | Likes: 6
The liquor shops have opened. The high street is open. The roads are crowded with vehicles again. Lockdown#5 or unlock#1.  Like a numerology option. Which do you want to believe in? Rani and Vani are waiting for the temple to open. They are not bothered about numbers. They got work at construct  Read More...
Published on Jun 10,2020 08:38 AM
I tried
By Kanishka Roy in Poetry | Reads: 159 | Likes: 6
Longest arm of the clock squeaks, Hurrying to catch the running time, Sun's yellow deepens quietly into orange, Avoiding the shorter route to darkness, Blunt of the wind sharpens to bite, And the bare-chested creatures retreat, For the lights are also about to go, The switch is turned off, They can  Read More...
Published on Apr 24,2020 05:11 PM
காலம் கடந்த காதல்
By karuthamma in Romance | Reads: 155 | Likes: 6
               அன்று ஏப்ரல் 6 , பள்ளியின் இறுதி நாள். பன்னிரெண்டாம் வகுப்பு பொதுத் தேர்வு முடித்துவிட்டு ந  Read More...
Published on May 12,2020 09:03 PM
The Walk
By Vinay Pushpakaran in Mystery | Reads: 2,437 | Likes: 5
He woke up at the break of dawn. Speaking of dawn, there is something very ambiguous about dawn. It's a perpetual grey area. Some see the last flicker of a dark night in it, while for some, it is the hope of a brand new day. For him, it was neither. The message had come the previous night. Loud  Read More...
Published on Mar 26,2020 11:07 AM
The Last Words
By Aparajita Yograj in Sci-fi | Reads: 1,273 | Likes: 5
"Feeling less loved, lonely, depressed, ignored, or frustrated? Feeling like someone's stabbing you in the chest or feeling that you will lose someone or something? You think your mind is full of thoughts and memories that haunt you or that you wanted a better and beautiful life of freedom and selfl  Read More...
Published on Mar 22,2020 10:17 PM