Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Alipi Das

Alipi Das is a voracious reader and enjoys both reading and writing. She is inclined more towards classics, she also loves painting, traveling and swimming.
11 WRITINGS

The Fat Man

On the top floor of the high-rise; in the dimly lit corner room, the shadows lurked around, murmured and sighed in exasperation. Bales of...

A Gift of Gratitude

The pit was dark, the noose of the rope tightened around his neck, he was being sucked into the quicksand.   The vibration of the cell...

The Buried Truth

“It is true  I was created in you.  It is also true  That you were created for me.”  Maya Angelou Death entered suddenly and calmly snatched away my peace...

A Small Wish

“What’s up mom?” Tana smiled and looked at her. She smiled and responded, “I’ve just finished my evening prayers.” “Good, let’s prepare dinner, come help me.”  Her...

The Roused Prodigal

The old man woke up with a start. He looked around groggily and squinted as his eyes settled on the cloudy sky above. A...

Freedom at Dawn

  Achebe looked lovingly at the only ray of light in her life, Lesedi, who kicked with her tiny legs on Achebe’s bosom. Lesedi wailed...

Unscripted

The lovely evening breeze swept across her face as Mita craned her head outside the car window. She always enjoyed this ride from home...

The Valedictory

"Oh death!! You win, I lose. I bow to you." My grieving heart couldn't accept the unbearable news. I was introspecting over the inexorable...

A Simple Life

It was Springtime, a sunny, Sunday morning, Amma as usual was busy with her daily household chores, be it rain or sunshine, the old...

The last hug

The garlanded photo of my aunt's face; reflected the same arrogance and ego of her prime. My mind raced, amidst the background of the...

One Night Stand Off

It was a hectic day, I reminisced as I walked down the narrow, deserted lane. Tired, I dragged myself to the main road; connecting...