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When the Cat is Away

Before I start today’s story, a brief note of apology for having disappeared without notice. Thankfully, it was for the best reason possible, a wedding in my immediate family. I reached back late last night, filled with excitement, and billions … Continue reading

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Separation Day

It’s Valentine’s Day today, the day that broke our heart The day we lost each other, the day we were torn apart All our lives, we were joined together as one We lazed around, chilled, and had oodles of unadulterated … Continue reading

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Call of the Siren

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Even from this distance, I could hear her calling out to me I’ve been lonely for far too long, she cried, come, give me company I demurred though, trying my best to resist her hypnotic … Continue reading

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Aladdin’s BFF

I am the legendary Aladdin, and it is high time I confessed Having you in my life makes me feel not just lucky but blessed It is not just that you have magical powers, many others have them too But … Continue reading

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The Cool Cat

Jagan was not the coolest cat in town, he was humble enough to admit But his intelligence was second to none, as was his wit And so, since the day he learnt how to calculate 2+2 Jagan decided that for … Continue reading

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The Spiked Drink

I should have slept like a baby through the night But I kept tossing & turning, my heart galloping with fright For though, in the brightness of the day, it might seem too far-fetched to think I was sure that … Continue reading

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The Camera Thief (With a bicycle thrown in for the mandatory hat-tip)

The Indian couple going shutter-happy at the pretty little bridge on the raging river Had no idea of the calamitous chain of events that their innocuous photo-session was about to trigger They had eyes only for each other, and for … Continue reading

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