Avanika knew something was wrong the second she spied his name flash on the screen. It was tempting to ignore the call, but instincts told her she should at least listen to what he has to say. “Yes?” Her voice was even. “I need your help, Avni. Come […]
Bhavna Gajbe is a Nagpur based Freelance writer. She is a lawyer by educational qualification and a writer by choice. Being a mother to a seven-year-old son, writing comes to her as a medium to keep herself rooted and at times sane, expressing all the emotions. The digital space allows a great platform for writers like her to express on varied topics of social relevance and reach out to a greater number of readers.
Other than writing, she loves reading a lot, movies and painting.
She didn’t want George to go today. But with three females and one male to fend, he had to leave. His injured leg worried her. The carcass of the wild boar lay stinking. She looked at her playful cubs, trying to grab the last bit of flesh. Their […]
Circa 1533 AD, Cusco, the Inca capital. The High Priest of the Sun,*Villac Umu was worried when summoned by *Sapa Inca in the middle of the night. He hurriedly wrapped his robe and wore his elongated earlobe ornaments, the one which distinguished him from the ordinary mortals and […]
Complete Within “Why in the world they had to be here?” Roger murmured as he tried to feel the surface below his feet in the pitch dark. “Shh don’t make noise and follow me,” John whispered. “It’s a sacred tomb…and they can get resurrected hearing your hoarse voice.” […]
It’s been a hard day. These few notes and coins are all that I could barely manage. *Gurumai wouldn’t be happy… She has been pressing all of us to bring more money these days. I am trying…trying to bring in as much as I can. Maybe tomorrow will […]
Rana Tarak stared at the reflection in the mirror. Although already 22, he was feeling like a 16-year-old teenager. After all, it was his first date with Nima. The lonesome pair of her eyes had been haunting him. “After meeting me, she will cherish this date of homecoming […]
“Here comes your poha with chai, Sirji.” Raju grinned at Kunal. “Thanks, Raju.” It was Monday morning. After the late night movie with friends, Kunal hurried to the office and was unable to prepare his breakfast. The canteen below the office building was a savior to his grumbling […]
The simplicity of the cantonment Town of Kasauli is a sweet sigh in the heart of Gurmeet. It was some thirty years ago, he was captivated by the beauty of Carol, the nineteen-year-old daughter of Col. Thomas. People from all the corners of Kasauli swore by Gurmeet’s family […]
It was Ronnie’s first train journey. While it took nearly seventeen hours to reach the subcontinent from New Jersey, Mumbai to Latur was going to be a twelve-hour journey. The train stood still for hours at the outskirts of Vadgaon due to some signals issue. Irritated, he […]
“Daddy, is this the lane where you played the cricket?” Robin was curiously observing the alley that led to my ancestral abode. “Yes sonny, we used to have a two over’s match and breaking windows would be equivalent to a wicket gone.” I was getting that nostalgic feeling […]
The bodies lay embalmed in the electronic casket. A fresh dead body, soaked in a pool of blood arrived. The flesh, dangling from the face and those vacant eyes; a bad case of road accident. “Tch…tch, this one will be a hell of a messy job.”Reene mumbled to […]
“Tauba Tauba, Ruksaar, it’s ok that you work for them…but now you have started following their festivals too.” Farida Bi frowned looking at the plastic Christmas tree in the narrow porch. It was decorated with cheap Chinese lighting and few plastic stars and glitters. “Biji…have some cake and […]