Saturday, August 8, 2020

Priya Bajpai

 Priya U Bajpai is a short story author and poet with several of her past work having been published in mainstream newspapers. This literature scholar is a versatile story-teller. She is adept at writing fast-paced and layered tales across genres. 
11 WRITINGS

Frozen

I stand frozen, in time. The winter looms over  leaving my hypothermic heart red with frost-bites and— frozen…   The leafless branches crave  the forbidden fruit of  the forgotten past, as I shiver...

The Red Sky

The rainforest is never quiet; filled with a chaotic buzz of insects and roars of animals. This forest never slept, someone somewhere was always...

The Belief

I had always believed that women were responsible for every war in history. Looking at her, sitting on the throne with a grin, I...

The Advertisement

The rocking-chair next to the window, a perfectly placed antique beauty, charmed him. He ignored the coppery-odour in the attic. In an instant, he...

Cleopatra of Alexandria

Year: 3 AD Location: Alexandria, Egypt I was recognized as an alchemist rather than by my name Cleopatra- perhaps because it reminded people of the famous...

Atop The Rolling Hills

It had been a week since I met her. Ever since, I visited the cemetery every day, hoping to get her glimpse. That day,...

The Blood-Sucker

Seeing the end near, I closed my eyes and prayed to the Gods, whom I never believed in. I could hear him breathing down...

Apartment 703

Avanika knew something was wrong the second she spied his name flash on the screen. It was tempting to ignore the call, but instincts...

Ma

11/4/19Ma… it is a beautiful word, and I'm sure you are as beautiful as this word is. Do...

The Earth Rocks

"Feeling sluggish, Terra? " As I slowed down to leave my orbit, Venus asked. "Signs of old age. My head is spinning. I can be...

The Frozen Tears

Sia takes apprehensive steps towards the intriguing gothic structure.  Her mind is filled with myriad chaotic thoughts.  She has lost her nation, her people,...