Friday, May 29, 2020

Sarita Khullar

Sarita Khullar is a retired associate professor in English from Hans Raj Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Jalandhar. She loves poetry and fiction. She also likes birds, flowers, animals, and humans.
20 WRITINGS

If Hopes Are Dupes, Fears Maybe Liars 

It was a steep hike. Kusum’s father was almost dragging her to her new school because he had to reach his bank in time....

Crusader

“ Richa, please don’t join! It’s very risky.” mother was almost pleading,” Think about Deepak and Sanvi. You will be putting their lives too...

Spring Thaw: A Wait 

A chill enters my weary bones,     I shudder to think of days ahead,         Of falling snow and hissing winds,    ...

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright

“ Aye, Cooper ! ” my mom screamed,” Don’t go near the road .You will fall into that coop again.”   I kept jumping over the...

Doubts may be liars 

‘Rivers may dry but not the human tears, No angels are there to assuage our fears.’ Anu loved to read sad poetry. That gave her a...

A Voyage from Darkness to Light

“Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” This was what Shakespeare felt about life. But for...

Ghost of Dr. Phyles

When Victor returned from the morning  stroll  along with his old dog Gypsy, he found the same placard  on the gate. ‘Rooms for Rent...

Real and False

I had cried all through the night. My pillow was soaking wet. As I opened my eyes I found mom still sitting by my...

Wake up Old man

It’s raining,It’s pouring, The old man is snoring ——- Mini was laughing and waking up Prabhakar ,” Grandpa you always sleep after listening to this rhyme.”...

Strange Bedfellows

Mrs. Ambika Singh suddenly found a surge in the  number of her friends. She was already popular in her social circle,...

Harmonious way

“Ray, I have never doubted your judgement. But, I am begging to differ today. Religion is an important part of human life. You cannot...

A Mother’s Courage

This is what happened long long ago. Kerosine stoves were replacing gas cylinders and housewives were relieved a bit. My mother got a gas...

Toughest Decision

“ What is this cry of distress?” thought Polaris without taking off his gaze from his beloved, the earth . For centuries he had...

Another Love Story

“Nishu ,  why don’t you get up ? It is already five . “ that was mother shouting . Nisha moved out of her...

Below Average

It was in the sixth year of my life that I came to know that the people with whom I was living were not...

Snow Sculpture

 “What a bliss it is to come back to one’s own  country.” thought Mioko . They had come back to Japan after staying in...