Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Geeta Jena

Geeta spends most of her time indulging in her hobbies - teaching and writing. She has written short stories and poems in Gujarati and Hindi for her college magazine. During her tenure as a Pre-primary teacher, she has written rhymes and plays for her students. Her favourite genres are romance and supernatural.
10 WRITINGS

Epiphany

Epiphany "At Niguarda, a big hospital in Milan, they are not intubating anyone over 60." "The total number of cases rose from 17,660 to 21,157 in...

14th Lane, Kamathipura

14th Lane, Kamathipura, Mumbai, “Maximum one more day, this tiny creature would not be able to fight more.” Madam told Raghu. “Yes, Madam ji.” “When fear is...

The New Journey

Had I been sleeping for too long? My body felt so rigid! And what was this smell? I sniffed, it smelled like wet earth....

I am a woman

 Thump...thump. I could hear my heartbeats. I wiped the sweat from my forehead with my dupatta. Soon I was going to speak in front...

Bodies

  Content warning: This story is about a tragic experience of sexual exploitation which may upset some readers.   Ganga was lying on the bed, naked. Her...

Amrita

Everything was burning around me including my house, mother, father, and siblings. The tandav* dancing waves of the yellow-orange fire were engulfing everything and...

Who?

Ajay was walking lazily on the footpath thinking about his beloved wife Urmi. These days, she was not be at home when he returned....

Trudging Butterflies

I don't remember exactly how old I was, but I do remember that I was in preschool. It was our school’s annual concert. My...

Diwali

It is Diwali today. Even though so many years have gone by, the incident is still fresh in my mind… ?? Diwali was two days later,...

A Known Stranger

I couldn’t control my smile. Nowadays, I smiled without reason. But today, there was a reason. After two months I was finally meeting him!...