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I want to be like the Deodars

I want to be like the Deodar when I grow up. Standing tall above the sounds and smoke, amidst the clouds and tales of hope. Holding the earth and all that creates, reigning over the hills and hearts. The Tall … Continue reading

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Musings from Madhur Vihar

In front of the board that says “Please Don’t Feed The Dog”, the dogs of Madhur Vihar are uniting against a lone cow. They have been hungry for days but it has not dampened the will to fight for their … Continue reading

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Amma and I (Fiction: Short Story)

On the second shelf in the kitchen are two mugs- orange and yellow. Amma and I bought these together from the neighborhood market some months ago; she wanted to spend time with me over chai. I have been living with … Continue reading

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I will be back soon, and be with us

The past one year has been perhaps one of my most prolific years on this planet. It has also been my first time in a space, at great physical distance from home. I could not have felt closer. However, this … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Unhappyness- Board Exams

There was one event in my life, actually occurring twice, hence two events, when the entire nation  seemed to have shared the burden of my grief. Every year these events repeat for some truly unfortunate souls, and their paranoia is catalyzed … Continue reading

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Screened – Short Story, Fiction

Dear Naina, We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to participate in the SouthAsianYouthMeet, to be held in December. We look forward to having you with us and contributing with your ideas for a better world. … Continue reading

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Daily Musings

For a few months, I had been writing daily posts on facebook based on what I experienced each day. On looking back at it, I cannot really think of a sole purpose for doing so. On one level it was … Continue reading

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