Stories

  • Grieving Friend
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    A darkened room,with curtains of every window stretched while sunbeam tried to revolt and rose against the barriers for it’s existence . Near a deformed corner lies Shaha, with arms crossed over her legs and her modest head resting on her arm. I could only see her outline in that unlit room. She had darkened […]

  • The grapes were sour, and so was her ‘love’!
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    She was a teen who believed she loved him. Mistaking infatuation for love was something common among the teenagers, but she refused to accept the fact that it was infatuation. He was half a decade older to her. Kind hearted as he was, he tried convincing her that it was just infatuation and nothing more […]

  • Behind That Smile
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    With a simple notebook under lamp, I ran my fingers over the various jottings enclosed in it. It wasn’t written in the best of English, simple vocabulary, but it could touch your heart. So effective it was that within a few moments you would realise that you’re teary-eyed. Aarzoo resting over her crossed arms near […]

  • Udain’s Lesson
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    Today was supposed to be a day where he would learn lessons and Udain was a twelve-year-old boy innocent to the fallacies of the world. The school was a place he loved with a great deal. He enjoyed the journey towards the school and then meeting his bunch of friends after reaching that long awaited destination. […]

  • The Black Diary
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    She smiled at him yet again, but as always she couldn’t evoke the slightest response from him. “Once again I have failed to grab his attention“, she sighed. Dismayed, she returned and looked back twice at him, but he was looking the other way. Mahnoor had moved into this new colony a month ago with […]

  • The Lesser Evils
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    There she sat along the row down across to that corner, apparently busy with office stuff. Meanwhile her phone beeped. It was a text from her brother which read like this, “Hey sister,might not be able to come over, I’ve got issues to look after. Would you please leave early & go home. Stay safe. […]

  • Dear Abbu
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    “Dear Abbu, Asalaam u alikum, I hope and pray that you are fine. It’s me Seher, your daughter writing to you for the first time as you know it is my birthday today. Ammi says that I was born 6 years ago on this day. It is so exiting that she remembers lots of dates […]

  • The Witness
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      “Shahid…Shahid… wake up, it’s sehri time”, he heard his mother calling him twice but decided to pay no attention, and then after few more knocks he answered in a sleepy tone, “I am tired mother, I can’t fast tomorrow”. “God be with you”, murmured his mother and left. After not more than 10 minutes […]

  • Mighty Memories Of Childhood
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    A Sunny Walk Through Downtown : It was a strange day when one approaching afternoon sun shone down upon me, and with each passing step I slipped into the past. Well,the sun has always been this way. It reminds me of many things – both good and bad. What I remember are the summer holidays […]

  • A Pair Of Glasses
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    A story depicting deterioration of family values   “I don’t know what else you want from me, there is everything I am providing you with, food shelter and clothes… even medicines. And now you are starting to break things. What else do you want from me?” “You should really come to my office and see […]

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54 DAYS
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By Vaidehi Sharma   It has been fifty four days since I saw you, and just in case you think that I have forgotten the formation of your face, then you are wrong. If you think that I haven’t even tried that, you’re wrong again. You should have warned me that it’s our last meeting, […]

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