10 Things We Forget

“Some people walk in the rain, the others just get wet!” The New Year 2012 is around the corner and it time to make new years’ resolutions! while we do that, let us try to also incorporate the things that we take for granted.The things we forget. Link to this post!

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The Best Friend

He was not perfect. She knew that. She knew he would never pick her up when she fell. She realised this one day when she actually did fall. Forget coming to her rescue, he just wouldn’t stop laughing. She stayed there helplessly, waited, then got up on her own. But when she was standing again, they hugged and laughed together till their stomachs ached. Link to this post!

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100 Words: Reality Check

Woman Raped by Unidentified Man Senior Citizens Murdered by House-Help Train Mishap Kills 200 “What happened to the more important news?” On his train back home, he cynically folded the newspaper back to its original form. “Where is the coverage on Business? Politics? Sport?” “Why should I be bothered with news of tragedies that happen with Other People? They’re never going to happen to me!” He distracted himself by thinking about the things his wife and kids would be doing on their Camping Trip to the mountains. Suddenly, on […]

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100 words: RED

303. She locked the room from outside, leaving stains on the knob. Two bell boys crossed her on the corridor, but looked down as she passed. When she was gone, they giggled at her impatience to be with her man, this late. The dazed look on her face, mistaken to be an embarrassed flush. 309. When she opened the door to her room, it was dark inside. “She has been sleep-walking again. It’s her big day tomorrow.” Talking in hushed voices, the parents gently escorted the bride-to-be back to bed. But they didn’t see in the dark, the dagger and that […]

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How To Spot a SENIOR Rizviite?

After the Phenomenal success of its predecessor How to Spot a Rizviite, presenting to you, Year II in Rizvi…   How to spot a SENIOR Rizviite? Link to this post!

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The Misfit

While her classmates formed groups to travel together, she took the train alone. Everyday. She never comforted her friends when they cried. She would stare at them from a distance. Sometimes, would look down and walk away. She felt so deeply, that no spontaneous words would come. She was afraid she would say something inappropriate. People thought she was insensitive. Link to this post!

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Different Meanings

  They were on cycles, both the city and the village woman, the former’s heavy body, could now no longer balance itself on the tiny frame.   “I think we are just on time! Better speed up after the curve ahead. The lane is narrow, and they will be here any moment from now!”   Shraddha’s words filled the fatigued city lady with renewed gusto. She paddled harder and now both friends were on the lane.   ” They aren’t here yet. Lets stop and catch some breath.” Aditi decided, and stopped […]

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Your Mother is No More

” She will not come, Dont set your eyes to the door.. Sleep little son, Your mother is no more. Not in the sea, Nor on the land, will you feel again, the warmth of her hand.. Which you once failed to love and adore, Sleep little son, your mother is no more. Link to this post!

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The Healing Darkness

“What are you doing out here so late? Its cold!” He said as he crept up from behind, so silently that I wouldn’t have realised he was there if he hadn’t spoken.“Oh! Nothing really.” I said, as I shifted to make place for him. “I wasn’t sleepy, so I thought I’d catch some fresh air. Besides, I have this here to keep me warm.”, I said wrapping the blanket tighter around me, faking a smile to conceal my shivering. He didn’t utter another word, just settled next to me. I could […]

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The Lady with Laughter Lines

“It hasn’t been done yet? Then get it done, god dammit!” The red lights flashed as I barked into the phone. The heavy rain on my windshield made it difficult for me to hear even my own voice. “If I don’t see that report on my table the first thing when I reach office, then forget me awarding you with a bonus, I shall get you demoted!” I hung up, and tossed my phone to the backseat of the car. My boss had submitted his resignation, which put me […]

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