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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

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The crazy Bunch I

I woke in the morning and saw my mother cleaning the house. I yawned and asked, “Who is coming now?”  I was feeling groggy, after a long time I was in the house where I grew up. “Your Dadu from Dadar is coming,” answered my mother.  I got up brushed my teeth quickly. We are… Continue reading The crazy Bunch I

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Winds of Change

He smoked outside the station and as it rained I ran towards him. “Why did you call?” I asked breathlessly. “I thought I would give you the good news first”, said Aditya. “And the news is?” “I got it Farooq. I am going to US”. Now my friend and I have not grown up together.… Continue reading Winds of Change