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The rocking-chair next to the window, a perfectly placed antique beauty, charmed him. He ignored the coppery-odour in the attic. In an instant, he said ‘yes’. Not that he had any choice, after his landlady threw him out without any prior notice.  “Is this water on the...
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It had been a week since I met her. Ever since, I visited the cemetery every day, hoping to get her glimpse. That day, she looked like a vision- in her yellow dress, sipping wine in the cemetery. *** A week ago- It had rained the entire day. As I can’t stand the rain,...
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Seeing the end near, I closed my eyes and prayed to the Gods, whom I never believed in. I could hear him breathing down my neck. Kneeling down in the pile of garbage, I waited for him to strike and end it- once and for all. Turn of events since last evening, which...
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  In my era, people were peace lovers. They revered Anviya*, Gandhi, Mandela, Mother Teresa. All my life, I heard was Gandhi said this, Teresa did that. The constant reminder of ‘be good, be kind’ made me nauseated. They painted roses on the tinted frames and...