Short Story: The Ancient Song: Part IV

The Ancient Song Read Part IRead Part II Read Part III Part IV: Of course! La Manera park, on the outskirts of the city. It’s 6 p.m. already. I think I should head there, she thought, the park was located at an hour’s distance. Finally having a lead, Tia was feeling a little hopeful, given … [Read more…]

Short Story: The Ancient Song: Part III

The Ancient Song Read Part IRead Part II Part III: Who is that?Hey! Hey! I scream.That person doesn’t answer.I start running, but I don’t seem to get any closer.The white sand makes it hard to run.I just want to know who that is!Hey, you! Please stop…I scream on the top of my lungs.He doesn’t even turn.A … [Read more…]

Short Story: The Ancient Song: Part II

The Ancient Song Read Part I Part II: With her mind racing fast, Tia called Adam, Michael’s brother to see what’s got into him to be drinking at 6:00 a.m in the morning. Time was of the essence and she had a bigger fish to fry. She paced around the room, finding the chirping birds … [Read more…]

Short Story: The Ancient Song: Part I

The Ancient Song Part I: Tia never thought life could be so peaceful that she’d get time to acknowledge the presence of those natural wonders that sang outside her window before the morning sun, chirping in the sweetest voices. After fighting the battle that had almost cost her her life, she was quite astonished how … [Read more…]

बूढ़ी काकी – A story worth reading!

This is my one of the most favorite chapters in the history of forever. Grade 7 or 8, I’m not sure, but this story did wrench my heart.  बूढ़ी काकी मुंशी प्रेमचंद द्वारा लिखित  1 बुढ़ापा बहुधा बचपन का पुनरागमन हुआ करता है। बूढ़ी काकी में जिह्वा-स्वाद के सिवा और कोई चेष्टा शेष न थी … [Read more…]

Chapter 21 – Wait.. Think and Serve!

Kalakar Colony  Circle of Deceit  Wildcard Entry You can read the previous chapter here. Chapter 21 – Wait.. Think and Serve!  I should hurry… This traffic always kills the schedule, why can’t I fly! I should have accepted the jet dad offered on my last birthday, but Shekhar’s ego… Arrrgh… “Arre jaldi chalo na bhaiya! … [Read more…]

Chapter 19 – A stranger or a Know-it-All?

Kalakar Colony Circle of Deceit Round 2 You can read the previous chapter here. Chapter 19 – A stranger or a Know-it-All?  Jennifer read the welcome board. It said, ‘Welcome to Rainbow Apartments’If only I could have reached here in time… The last time I was headed here, all this mess wouldn’t have happened, spoke … [Read more…]

Circle of Deceit – Chapter 1 – The Phone Call!

“Kalakaar Colony” CIRCLE OF DECEIT  Chapter – 1‘THE PHONE CALL’ He unlocked the door with drooped shoulders and a dejected face. He silently made his way to the study and grabbed a pile of loose papers. The title said, “Musings of a Wordsmith”…He turned a few pages and dropped the pile back on the table … [Read more…]