“The world would be a better place if we realised that we have no one else to please but ourselves.” ~ Varsh. More often than not we evaluate our worth from others’ opinions of us. We try to find validation from the hope that our contributions are being noticed and crave approval from them. However,… Read More I’m an independent writer and proud of it!
“When you said emergency, this isn’t where I expected to find you.” Avnish said exasperatedly as he shifted uneasily and got his laptop bag off him. His unruly hair mirrored his state of mind; confused and all over the place. Renu pretended not to hear him and uninterruptedly continued revering the diamond necklace adorning her… Read More The Diwali Diyas
Call me weird but stepping into a new year has never excited me. I’m not a resolution maker and don’t believe that a change of calendar has anything to do with turning a new leaf in our life. However, I’ve been fascinated with choosing a Word of the Year for direction last couple of years… Read More 2020 in a nutshell: A Year of thrills, gambles and revelations!
The mirror has a thousand stories to tell. It sees and shows everything without holding anything back for our sake. What do you see when you look at the mirror? Does that face staring back at you look drawn and those eyes reflect the sadness of lost opportunities? Or has vitamin glee wiped that word… Read More My Vitamin Glee
Harish, Girish and Jagdish were brothers and wished they weren’t. Their abject poverty made them see each other as loathed competitors. They reluctantly allowed each other claim on the rare morsels of food their alcoholic father provided them. Their mother left them in the dead of the night few years ago for which they were… Read More The Brothers #WoWe
Dipti peeped from over her cubicle repentantly as the once exuberant Kunal hung his head low and silently walked over to his workstation. She had been jubilant when her seniors had almost sacked him on her coaxing. However, she had let a personal grudge overshadow her professional behaviour and that was highly intolerable. It happened… Read More The Grudge #WoWe
Anna took Kevin’s hands in hers, painfully aware of the contrast between his battered with her perfectly manicured ones. He opened his eyes with extreme effort and whispered a barely audible “Mom…” before closing them forever. Anna sat stunned and motionless, tears streaming down her reddened eyes. He was supposed to be home for his… Read More Anna and the umbrella #WoWe