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And, Life Goes On

Emeralds, ambers, and sapphires sparkle in pairs. Scintillating shimmer loops around us, weaving this way and that. A purr follows a buzz. A suppressed...

For Binky and Junior

It slumbered for ages, hidden from the living. Alas! They discovered it. They woke it and enslaved it, making it a mere tool in...

Doomsday

“Breakfast time!” yelled Mrs. Cooper straining her tender voice making sure her family of 102 was warned. Each of her 100 kids, lined up...

Thirst

River Merced plummets down the rocky hill, day and night disrupting my meditation.  The squirrels scamper around collecting cones, tickling my body with every move. The...

Cooper’s Pride

As I set my paws in the vast expanse of land, I felt free. I jumped and roared to my heart’s delight. Was it...

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 Call

Don't worry ma, you take father to the hospital. I will transfer money tonight itself', Sumana assured her. She picked up her phone and gave...

Surkhe ka Kamaal

My self Sushila. I come from small town. My family very religious, following all customs and rituals. And of course, following the great Babaji....

The Lie

As the rounded Sun trekked up to the mountain top, the friendly rooster synced his wake up calls with the melodious warble of the...

Wedded to God

 Radhamani quickened her steps. The sun was yet to rise, and planet Venus was still shining. In the silence of early morning, she could hear...

The Deluge

The sound of the rain pounding heavily on the roof grew deafeningly loud. There was no respite from the downpour in the last two...

Trapped in a Lie

Shanti gazed at the distant gleam of sunshine in the garden beyond, from the confines of her small shaggy prison cell. The bars stood...
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