Tag Archives: Quirky

Two Become One

Before I start today’s story, just wanted to share that a story of mine has been published in The Cabinet of Heed, an online literary journal. Much excited, for this is my first published work ever (if I discount school/college … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love

Photo courtesy Enisa I was in the middle of a quiet, peaceful swim when I saw them. Two teenagers playing with a ball, cheering, laughing. Suddenly, one of them started shouting at the other, accusing him of cheating. Words are … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

Photo ¬©¬†Sascha Darlington I looked longingly across the massive gate that had blocked the entrance to the park that I and others like me called home. On the other side of the gate, right in front of the newly hung … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby

“Ice tea?” I asked, attempting to break the ice in our once warm relationship. “Just sign the damn papers,” she replied in an ice-cold voice. “I beg you to reconsider…” I put aside all pretense of dignity now, but her … Continue reading

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One with Nature

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to a glorious morning, the golden rays of the sun reflecting off the spectacular fields of yellow flowers. “This is not a day to be cooped inside the house,” I told myself as … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief

Photo courtesy Dale Rogerson It had been a long and grueling chase, stretching half-way across the world, but we had finally caught up with him. There he stood, the criminal, trapped in deep snow, unable to move an inch, caught … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Advice

I looked at my mother, lying peacefully on her favorite chair, and said haltingly, “Mother, there’s this…girl…” There’s no one who knows me better than my mother. Without a hint of any expression on her face, she replied, “She’s staying … Continue reading

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