Green Hearts				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.56/5							(8)

Green Hearts 4.56/5 (8)

‘BAD KARMA PUNCHED YA- DR.NORTH’ The big white wall of the illuminated suite seemed to shriek out these words. Beneath the words, a big green-colored heart sticker stood stuck on the wall. The cops were all over the room and the body of the victim lay sprawled out on...
The Train Journey				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.42/5							(12)

The Train Journey 3.42/5 (12)

My book, ‘The Psychopath,’ had been selected as the best among foreign authors. I was to be honored at a function in New Delhi on Republic day of India when the likes of award like the Bharat Ratna, Padma Bhushan etc; were bestowed upon eminent personalities in...
A Doctor who loved				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.5/5							(7)

A Doctor who loved 4.5/5 (7)

The creaking stairs, the approaching steps woke up Shireen with a start. For the next few moments, but what felt like eternity, she could hear her own blood coursing through her veins, her heart beating in her mouth. Sweating profusely, less from the dampness around...
A Morning- My Childhood				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.75/5							(2)

A Morning- My Childhood 3.75/5 (2)

The best part of growing up is, not knowing the fear to question. He gulped it, eyes closed, still on the bed with an arm supporting his neck, raising him just enough to enable him to drink the milk. “Done, aunt?” he asked as the hand eased him back into...
Poetry and Prose				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

Poetry and Prose 5/5 (1)

We have new writers joining the room every day- each of them in different stages of writing. We have poets who are prose writers, poets who are taking baby steps in prose and prose writers who are trying poetry.  Wouldn’t it be nice to know a few basic things or...
His fears of being not accepted				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4/5							(1)

His fears of being not accepted 4/5 (1)

                            A few couple of eyes were scanning me except his. I offered him tea. While he took the cup his, briefly, eyes met mine but only to look away. A good looking, well-educated, high earning man was seated in front of me but seemed uneasy for...
The Time-Traveller				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.63/5							(4)

The Time-Traveller 3.63/5 (4)

  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...
TIME WARP				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3/5							(3)

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Andromeda Galaxy, Planet Geopolis, A.D. 3050 Geopolis is the present abode of mankind. One of the seven planetary colonies, after the annihilation of Earth in 2300 A.D. The great nuclear wars between the various colonies of mankind finally brought down the planet by...
A Stitch in Time				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.17/5							(6)

A Stitch in Time 3.17/5 (6)

AD 3478 Ralph chewed onto the last bit of nail on his little finger as he stared blankly at his laptop. It displayed back the compiled code to him. No errors, a few minor warnings and seemingly perfect; yet it was throwing up the wrong output on each run. There was a...
To Err is no Longer Human				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	2.5/5							(10)

To Err is no Longer Human 2.5/5 (10)

A gust of wind rushed in through the open window, caressing his weather-beaten face. The candle-flame flickered for a moment, before steadying itself into a feeble yet persistent glow. Oblivious to the raging winds or the flickering candle, the old man sat bending...
I need some time, Mom			Read and rate this story.

I need some time, Mom Read and rate this story.

“I need some time mom. Please allow me to think and persuade myself” requested Reshma. “You better do it fast. There is no time for your silly excuses.” And she slammed the door behind her. Standing near the window and complimenting the dusking beauty of nature, she...
Been Here Before				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.05/5							(19)

Been Here Before 4.05/5 (19)

He’s been here before. I’ve been here before. I recognize those eyes, flickering stop signs at anyone who steps within a few feet of him. He was so beautiful, no one dared come talk to him. The mirror said it was a good day. I chose it over another bottle of whisky...