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Life

by Vivek Kumar My name is “Levi Alexander” a stupid, stubborn man.. I am a man who lost everything, I wasn’t a good son 6 November 2019.. It’s time, I threw out everything I had in my life. 10 November 2019.. It’s time, I realized what I’ve been missing. 10 […]

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Bad Blood

by Cheryl Snell “Kumar hates all business” declares the beautiful Jaya. We are in my kitchen, heads bowed over a bowl of okra, on the second day of my sister-in-law’s first visit. She and her husband have come so far after so long to see me for themselves: the blonde […]

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Reverse Universe Part 1

by Revanth Reddy Concept (meeting the other planet people) Sense 1: indoor spaceship Five people travel on a spaceship to find another planet, it is full of darkness. nothing appears Sense 2: indoor research centre One (John) of them thinking about how it was started. They started this journey to […]

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The Mullet Fish

by Pragnya Dasgupta “Maach… Katla maach, rui maach, parshe…”(Fish… Katla fish…rohu…mullets) “Nokul, ei Nokul… edike shon” (listen here)… “Darao boudi, Mukherjee der peti ta diyei ashi” (Wait till I deliver the belly pieces of the fish to the Mukherjee.) Now, if you have wondered that the negotiations were in the […]

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Unlike Everyone Else

by Tiyasha Khanra I had a Sylvia kind of depression. I thought the world is colorful. But I never realised how pale I am. I am no less than Sylvia. Life made me realise that love isn’t chocolate and roses, that you give someone every time you court him/her. Rather, […]

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Anna, Me and Mallroad

by Nasir Hussain It was an afternoon in May, Streets of Lahore were burning hot as the raging winds blew. I was getting ready, with my roommates anticipating & excited about my date as much as I was, I booked a ride on Indriver. The car arrived, I called Anne, […]

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The Lottery Ticket

by Avishek Parui Batuk Batbyal’s life was as inglorious as his name, for which he was often derided, all the way from his schooldays right down to his office where he worked as head clerk. A below-average student who always messed up memorized lessons at exams, Batuk was less than […]

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Other Side of the Road

by Rinu Antony  Resigning from her job wasn’t easy. She felt choked up and teary for days. But she had no choice. Every day she felt as if she was standing in a crowded bus without a pole to hold and support herself. Uncertainty could be frightening. But leaving her […]

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The Good Brother

by Shruti Tiwari The first time I saw him after five years was on the porch of his house, talking to the police. He wore the same white shirt and khaki pants he wore on the day he left for the big city. It seemed that no time has passed. […]

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The Shell of Marsambhi

by Archana Shivmani Rao At the Government hospital near the Vallanadu wildlife sanctuary, there is a feeling of everything moving in slow motion. The chief doctor has his own enormous bungalow, somewhat segregated, and the rest of the staff, doctors and administrative, live in allotted quarters within walking distance of the […]