Friday, October 30, 2020

Pallavi Sawant Uttekar

Pallavi Sawant is a passionate reader, fabulous cook, Full time doctor, part time mother and night time writer.
18 WRITINGS

The Enchantment

The moors belong to another time. Our sun never shines here. The rook like castle that is perched on the hill has been desolate...

Corona Diaries

Day 1    I read the ‘Work from Home Directives’ with growing trepidation. My data is in the office desktop and I have a deadline looming....

Ineffable

 The inferno darted its multiple tongues back and forth, greedily licking off every speck of life in its path.      How long had it been? I...

Between the Shadow and the Soul!

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul… Saira would often quote Neruda around me...

The Resurrection

Prologue     This is the year 3020 and the Earth is renamed Terra 2.0.      The entities ‘Food’ and ‘Water’ have perished after the floods of...

A House by the Crossroads

“Rooms for rent in the attic.” It all started with this advertisement. The perfect place to lay low. Rent it. Voice had commanded and I obeyed. Over...

MUMBAI

  "Mai*, have mercy." They all wail in despair.  Water water everywhere, not a drop to drink….I hum the tune like a haunting lullaby. My thunderous...

200 years of (Soul)itude

 Tonight is the night of the blood moon. A Shaman had once told me these nights are marked for marvel. I peered among the branches,...

An Arachnid Anecdote

   "I love spiders....."   I spoke aloud to convince myself and failed….  Shoo...shooo….. I cringed in horror…. Three hairy brown arachnids crawled over my blood soaked thigh....

Dr. Gabriel North tales: The Styx Protocol

    Samuel Clooney was doomed.     His new book had received abysmal reviews...   "Sam Clooney's comeback is too insipid...too predictable compared to his famous Gabriel series...."    It stung.       Mostly, because...

Evaan

Samara returned from her shift weary to her bones. She switched on the light. Evaan was lying on the sofa whimpering softly. There were...

The Dangerous Liaisons….!

He knew the very second their eyes locked that she desired him. And that she was his type, the adventurous one. No, they had...

Gaia’s Wrath

That night, terrible tremors shook the world. Humans huddled close inside their houses. The world shook for two minutes and a deathly calm followed. ************* “How...

The Witch Trial of Salem

December 1692 Salem, Massachusetts. The tension in the courtroom is so thick, it could be cut with a knife. The crowd stands ready with the stones,...

Vernacular….!

       Her favourite fountain pen made a satisfying scratch as she titled her “t” in flourish.       She casually turned the paper around.      She...

A Mother’s love

7th October 2003 Anagha gazed at her husband’s photo on the wall. It had been ten months since she lost him to cancer. "Yogesh, I hope...