Tag Archives: Love

An Ode to Love

I looked up and stood transfixed, smitten all over again by her heavenly beauty. Standing on the balcony, under the pale moonlight, she looked ethereal. She looked around the courtyard, as if searching for something, or someone, and said in … Continue reading

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Red Riding Hood

                                                         Act I This is the magical path through the woods on which … Continue reading

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The Cursed Crow

The crow sat on the thin, dry branch, lonely, morose, listless, waiting For the pain to subside, for someone to see him for who he was, without hating Every day he would sit at the same spot, from dawn till … Continue reading

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It’s Magic!

Pic courtesy Sue Vincent Jamie stood with a stunned expression on his face, mouth agape, eyes wide open, scarcely moving a muscle. “This is unlike anything I have ever seen in my life,” he finally exclaimed. Truth be told, after … Continue reading

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The Whistler

They called him The Whistler. No one knew where he came from, or when. All they knew was that he whistled beautifully, especially when he saw a beautiful woman passing by. But most people took it in good spirit. After … Continue reading

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The Saviour and the Saved

Deep within the hustle and bustle of the noisy, vibrant, colourful, and crazy warrens of streets in Madrid lies an ocean of calm. The crowds stop mid-track, their chatter suddenly falls silent, and they forget all their troubles when they … Continue reading

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Gangtok Girl (Or How Mitesh found his Beauty from the North-East)

At the ripe-old age of seven, after watching his first Republic Day Parade on Doordarshan, Mitesh arrived upon a momentous decision, to do something that no Gujarati had done before him. No, it was not to travel to Switzerland without … Continue reading

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When Push Comes to Shove

She was crying, begging me not to do such a cruel thing to her. But I knew it had to be done, so I shut her cries out. I walked up to her with measured steps, I could see the … Continue reading

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The Incorrigible Thief Part 3 (In which we witness a mating ritual like no other)

Stoppgappi and Diana reached the huge grounds in which the Falguni Pathak Daandiya Night was happening almost two hours later than the starting time of the event. So obviously, the place was as empty as a cinema hall during a … Continue reading

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The Shoe King

He had always loved cycling around his pretty little town With the sea breeze so violent that it sometimes blew away his crown For, you see, Karl was the king of Honningsvag, small as it may be And owned every … Continue reading

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