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The Last Note

   Who knows a hasty interaction with a strange man will lead to a never-ending relationship. Meeting you that day officially left the impression that you are an arrogant and finicky person. That day, I thought of never talking to you again. But Yes! At some corner of the heart, something ignited, maybe some spark. […]

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Let Them Run Freely

A middle-class single father has three lovely daughters. His wife passed away just after giving birth to her third daughter. All three were kind and beautiful by nature. They live in a pleasant rural area and everyone can know them well as the father was the single parent to manage them. He makes his living […]

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Dreams of Pani Puri Wala

It was 7 in the evening. Just like every day, my mother was standing at the gate and was waiting for Puri uncle. Puri uncle, the pani puri hawker who used to roam around the streets of our locality to sell delicious pani puri. Everyone in the neighbourhood liked his mouth-watering sweet-sour puri. Full-blown puri served with boiled aaloo, chhole, and jeera-ajwain pani which […]

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The Happiness of My First Bloom

I had always been a keen observer of nature. But it was two years back when I developed an interest in gardening. Living in a metro city, I have only a small terrace area where I could dwell with my newly found interest. I started planting a sapling and loved to see them grow. Every […]

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The Art of Selective Hearing

        Ever since motherhood has hit me, I started acquiring some extremely important talents. In the past 3 years, I have become a powerhouse of motherly talents.      I’m not boasting about how good a mother I am. Rather, I’m amazed to realize how patient I have become; how energetic I’m even at midnight; […]

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My First Failure in my Career

Imagine how failure feels.  Heavy heart! Right? I know you all have faced failure in life. Some of you have got the failure in school, some of you in love life, and some of you in business. I can elaborate how this feeling is. The feeling of feeling, like a looser, having sleepless nights, and […]

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An Unexpected Stealer

After praying the Goddess Durga, we rushed towards the entry gate of the temple where we kept our footwear. Everyone was worried about the stealing of their footwear until they got back. Mohit, one of my friends, was searching for his shoes as if he is a Police Officer looking for the evidence at the […]

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The Last Dream…

 It was a Monday morning. I woke up to the sound of tweet-tweet outside my window. I rubbed my bleary eyes and found a dozen sparrows chirping outside on the ledge. The light from the sun filled up my room.      It was my fifteenth birthday. Thrilled with excitement, I ran down the stairs so hurriedly […]

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While hosting the Guest…

Guests visit home on an occasion at a time of festivals, function, or some sort of ceremony. It happens rarely so we celebrate it with great delight and cheerfulness. People can be familiar or unknown depending on the situation they are on. Indian slogan,” Athithi Devo Bhava” indicate that guests are equivalent to god. Guests […]

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Stuck In Love

“Turning out things gracefully with the most unexpected person is the most beautiful feeling one can ever have.” Living with the hubbub of a hectic college life. One slothful day, I encountered a scholarly personality with puffy eyes, angular cheekbone, and a pointed chin. A small depression in the flesh on his cheeks when he […]