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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 Apprentice

I stopped suddenly, turned towards him, and asked Did you manage to complete all the tests with which you were tasked He nodded his head, and replied with a deep sigh With you on my heels, I cannot be lax … 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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Pinku Saves the Day

(Narrator’s Note: Continuing with this week’s theme of experimenting with a variety of genres, today’s story is aimed at actual kids, not just the kids in you 🙂 So read it out to them, and let me know what they … Continue reading

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