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5 stars

Day 367 of the pandemic. Rubina trudged with her little suitcase inside a posh locality and looked around. Bangalore was never this hot but lately the heat had become unbearable. It started making Bangalore look like a different city, uncannily similar to a lot of metropolis and yet the city still had that self-effacing humility… Continue reading 5 stars

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Timeless love

“So what would it be like to be married?” my friend had asked me decades ago as we sat in our classroom, waiting for our Economics professor. I am not sure who said this but I truly believe - Youth is wasted on the young. Little did we know that our universe will be filled… Continue reading Timeless love

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Sweet my child, I live for thee

It was 4 am in the morning and Shweta got up with a start. She did not know what woke her up but she knew that she would not sleep so easily again. She took her phone to browse Facebook. She saw that one of her school friends with whom she had not spoken to… Continue reading Sweet my child, I live for thee

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Discretion Part 2

I sat down on my bed and looked at the watch. I knew his flight had already landed. I knew he must be getting ready. I looked at myself in the mirror for good five minutes, trying to understand if I had changed. While my appearance did change I was unable to figure if I… Continue reading Discretion Part 2