Category: Break Free

MOTION EMOTION Read and rate this story.

It’s been four days I haven’t had motion. That’s a polite way of saying, a sophisticated way of letting the world know that I have been constipated for long and that is coming in between mine and people’s breath.  The doctors ask me to run, I am a marathon […]

Amrita Read and rate this story.

Everything was burning around me including my house, mother, father, and siblings. The tandav* dancing waves of the yellow-orange fire were engulfing everything and everyone, in its way. I was running to escape it but the fire was coming close to me, extending her long hands. Oh, my […]

The Kebab Dreams Read and rate this story.

“Mmmm….a pinch of hing in the hot oil…….fry the onions till golden brown…..” “Hey Sandeep! Get ready for the meeting it’s in 20 minutes,” Sandeep jolted from his chair and hurriedly pressed alt+tab to flash the PowerPoint presentation on the screen and slipped swiftly the notepad in his […]

Wholesome Read and rate this story.

“Hey Ma… Oh, it was okay. The post-presentation drill was a nightmare though! Sandy is particularly after my case… It’s like her life’s mission to make my life miserable… I know I’m still learning! But she has this grudge against me since my first presentation… Can we just […]

Relinquish Read and rate this story.

Tashi woke up freezing on Sunday morning at five o’clock. He was supposed to be sleeping today till seven. It was a holiday in the Padum gompa. His home for the last seven years. He watched the sun rise over the Zanskar range and the mountains turn golden […]