Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Dinner grew cold on the dining table, as she sat trying to knit a cardigan out of the clump of red wool in her lap. The big living room windows were open, letting in the November air.  The clock struck three. Any moment now the baby would cry for milk, her punctuality...
The Ballad of Warsaw

The Ballad of Warsaw

He was a scholar par excellence at the University of Warsaw  His magnetic presence illuminated his music classrooms.  His voice was mystical.  He attracted students like butterflies to the bloom.  He was the personification of confidence in his music.   He was...
TRUE BLUE

TRUE BLUE

It was the morning of her birthday, and Sandhya woke up with a song on her lips. Birthdays were jubilant occasions in Sandhya’s books, be it hers or anyone else’s. Whether it was choosing cards and gifts for friends and dear ones or receiving them, there...
Painting, a tale!

Painting, a tale!

Vibrant yellow dandelions blanketed the landscape around the pond.The evening Sun was refusing to descend. Aleksi stood there on the pier reminiscing those moments they had spent together. Missing her had always started with thinking about her sanguine smile, the...
The Gift of Autumn

The Gift of Autumn

Three hundred kosh more to reach his destination. Dilleshwar made a rough calculation after traversing almost one fourth of his journey. At this pace he will be able to be home well before the puja festivities begin. On which occasion he had planned to gift his...
My Diary

My Diary

The mind can sometimes be a strange place. Like a house after a tornado has ravaged its heart, full of shards, splinters and broken things. That’s what my head felt like. Wrecked, a distorted landscape. A mind fuzzy with Alzheimer’s, according to the man sitting...