Tag Archives: Imagination

Rebel Without A Cause

Ever since I can remember, I had wanted to stand out, to swim against the tide, to rebel against things that my peers were content doing meekly. Today, I had finally got that opportunity, and I would not let it … Continue reading

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Barney Decides to Carpe Diem

It was the first day of college for Barney the bear And he was all excited about what to wear He just knew that one look at him, and girls in the college would swoon and sway For Barney had … Continue reading

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Wait Until Dark

“Ssshhhh… Mom, I think I heard something,” whispered my young son in alarm. It was pitch dark in the living room, where we stood, and try as we might, we couldn’t really see anyone… or anything. “Don’t be afraid,” I … Continue reading

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The Old Couple

The old couple sitting on the solitary bench in the park presented a perfect picture of cuddly cuteness. They sat holding hands, watching a bunch of kids playing cricket. Life was perfect. The old lady asked her husband, “Did you … Continue reading

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I Like To Moo It Moo It Part 2 (The stunning conclusion to an epic search & rescue mission)

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this epic story, please read no further and correct your shortcoming/oversight/mistake/error immediately. I’ll wait till then. OK, so all caught up with the goings on in our life till the morning of the … Continue reading

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I Like to Moo It Moo It (Part 1)

It had started off as any routine trek. We had started our climb before daybreak in order to catch the sunrise from top of the hill. Our host at the farm where we were staying had told us that the … Continue reading

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The Barbaric Bear Vs. The Holy Cow

My regular readers will remember my close encounter of the bear kind a few months ago (See: https://jagahdilmein.wordpress.com/2017/07/11/the-perilous-polar-bear/). Now, I am a self-respecting big-game hunter, and being forced to run to save my life from a mere polar bear had been … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Murder

Aryan and I had been born on the same day, almost at the same hour, in the same chawl (rough equivalent of The Projects), to parents who were the thickest of friends. We played with the same toys as we grew … Continue reading

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The Man With A Thousand Faces

They called him The Man With A Thousand Faces. Who he was, where he came from, why he did what he did, will forever remain unknown, hidden in the shadows, just like the man himself. But what is known is … Continue reading

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The Chase

I spied him from a distance, standing in the balcony of a plush apartment (bloody ameer baap ki aulaad) and withdrew into the shadows of the high-rise buildings of Mumbai. I was pretty sure he hadn’t seen me standing in … Continue reading

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