Heartbreak 1; Love 0

All the living souls with whom he once shared real memories were now just reduced to circles of their images on WhatsApp. Some lived in the same town and some even worked in the same campus. Having found life not the way they imagined it to be, everyone including him were wounded from within, their... Continue Reading →

The Terminal

The crisp suit on his chiseled body, the black aviator sun glass on his fair-skinned face reeked of arrogance. He was travelling abroad for the first time. As he stood there waving his hand just before the final call to board the flight, his smile was intact. Underneath those black lenses were his red eyes,... Continue Reading →

Breakups

Between her day long classes and the rest of the time spent bent over her books, she rarely got the time to check even her phone. Let alone a thought of someone cross her mind. Yet somehow his memories escaped through some crack in time. Though it had been almost a year since they broke... Continue Reading →

Wishes

Ishaan hated going to school, especially on Mondays. He would cook up all kinds of excuses but to no avail. His parents would make sure; he would get ready for school in time. That day as his father drove him to the school, they had to stop at the signal as the light turned red.... Continue Reading →

Missing Identity

Handcuffed and blind folded, he was dragged outside his cell; his face covered with unruly beard, the little bit of cloth that he had on his upper body tattered revealing the marks of torture. He had been languishing in a prison in an alien land for the last twenty years. Falsely implicated for spying, today... Continue Reading →

Ship of Theseus

Shankar was an auto rickshaw driver. Orphaned at a very young age, he was pulled into odd jobs early in his life for his survival. Every morning he would take his auto out and carried on his job honestly till night. He would always strike a conversation with the passengers he ferried and in this... Continue Reading →

Unrequited Love

He was so excited about his upcoming trip. The trip came amidst dull work as a breather and he couldn’t stop looking forward to it. He literally marked his calendar doing a countdown just like prisoners do when their day of redemption is near. He hoped to return with a fresh vigor from this travel.... Continue Reading →

Unfulfilled Wishes

As a kid; he would pick the toy gun over all other toys. As a teen, he loved watching war movies; movies on covert operations. He grew up to be a fine soldier. The fateful day he turned a martyr, he fought valiantly before he was gunned down by the enemy soldiers being outnumbered by... Continue Reading →

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