The Broken Spirit

The Broken Spirit

The old house, especially the north wing, seemed to have collapsed inwardly on itself, like something heavy had sat on the roof and sagged it. The slates on the roof were covered with patches of moss or lichen. Time had performed irreversible deeds upon the crumbled...
Tale of two Worlds

Tale of two Worlds

Minu was lost in a deep thought. The shrill whistle of the cooker jolted her out of the trance. She busied herself getting the cups and plates ready. Amidst the clinking sound of the glasses and spluttering of spices on the frying pan, a conversation from the...
Story of Two Unrequited Love

Story of Two Unrequited Love

My bookstore mostly remains secluded during the afternoon. So I was dozing in my chair when a melodious voice stirred me up from my dream. “Excuse me.” And when I looked up, the most beautiful, starry eyes, were waiting with a copy of “Wuthering Heights”. She wore the...
A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember

-“So this is it?” – “Yes, so it is.” – “Couldn’t it have ended in some other way?” – “Like a happily ever after?” – “May be.” – “Nah, not likely, we both do not believe in fairy tales.” – “So what’s after this?” – “A last walk...
Deal with Satan

Deal with Satan

Time and Tide wait for none. Looking at herself in the mirror Mira heaved a sigh of grief. Yesteryear’s leading heroine, the dream-girl of millions, also could not escape the law of nature. Age has started showing its sign on her face. Her earlier appeal was fast...