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The Lamppost

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Its 5 A.M and she is awake. It’s been few days since she doesn’t have to wait for her alarm clock to shout. Suddenly she remembers few lines from a poem of Gill Blaze. “My eyes open and finally blink My body clock is surely out of sync Night time is for sleeping and dreaming Good Morning all Time for work, I must be leaving”. She gazed through the window. It’s her father’s regular duty to come to her room before she wakes up, switch off the light and open the window. Her parents knows it well that she needs at least two hours for her body to fully wake up and become functional. She will sit in her bed Read more

Food For Thought

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I had a funny dream last night. The best part of it was the fact that I remember it like I remember every Game of Thrones episode aired till date. In my dream, I was at a Vet’s; with my pet fish, waiting for our turn to get my fish’s routine checkup done. As I sat there, my eyes traveled to a nearby corner, where a goat and a dog sat happily, chatting. From the look of it, the goat had a fractured arm. As for the dog, he seemed to have a bad cold and was sneezing quite often.. As if animals conversing weren’t weird enough, I noted that their humans didn’t even bother looking at each other. The Read more

An Unhappy Marriage

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It was past midnight, when she sneaked out of her bed and tiptoed her way to the basement. She thought her husband – who was sleeping next to her – would never notice. But, how wrong she was. He hadn’t even allowed himself to sleep thatnight; he wanted look into her eyes while he catches her reading her lover’s letters. She, upon reaching the basement, seated herself on the floor, as quietly as possible – she was trembling and was excited, at the same time. Then, she took out the letter from the envelope, she had smuggled on her way, and began to read it in the light of the hanging lamp. Her husband, not far behind, went halfway toward Read more

Deep Down the Lane

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Location: Mayan Hut Cafe “You know”, she said, “Today I was literally struggling to cross the busy road. You always reach out for my arm while crossing and choose to face the ongoing traffic. But today….” Many at times, our eyes do the talking. And I end up smiling back to you. You tease me; sometimes you treat me like a kiddo when I play “Angry Birds”. But in the midst of teasing and taunting, I find solace in your company; your voice lift up my moods. Gosh!! How can I forget our thumb wrestling sessions? You always made me win, just to stare at my victory smile. Also while driving, you love listening to the tracks of metal. But Read more

Blues

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Sipping a cup of coffee, she sits by the window pane. Flipping a few pages of her diary and she looks down upon some words. Tears rolled down from her eyes when his thoughts engulfs her mind and she longed to hear his voice . *Yawn* oh its morning means another day to live by. She checked her phone ‘Damn’ its 8.45, I have to wake him up, or else he’ll be late. Two phone rings gone, common Babu PICK UP. Her third call was answered by a sleepy voice “UUU”, Wake up babu otherwise you will be late, wake up you have your class “uuuu” was d answer. Around 9.30 her phone buzzed again “M going”. Meanwhile the girl Read more