To Quill the Mocking World


By Somya Tewari

Did you ever miss someone as much as the train leaving at 6.30 and you reaching at 6.31?

May 31, 2015 · 5 Comments

Papers and Poems

By Surabhi Yadav

But I think, there is something more than just the ‘right words’ which makes this rambling piece of text a poem, a poem right enough to do the talking on my behalf with you.

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call of the wild


“And when all the wars are done, a butterfly will still be beautiful.”
― Ruskin Bond, The Best of Ruskin Bond

May 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

मन भिगोती एक शाम …

Reminiscences from my diary.
By Shantanu Jain.

घड़ी पर नज़र गयी , देखा आठ बज गए थे। अभी कुछ ही देर पहले तो साढ़े पांच बज रहे थे। थकता नहीं समय भी भागते – भागते।

May 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

What if I got rid of every thing?

By Marianne Esders

Giving away every thing without buying any thing new seems to be no solution. It keeps coming. I feel like an island that wants to be without ocean.

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Build Me a Little Nest

By Chanda Lalwani

Call me by the name you gave me.
Look at me, gaze into my eyes.
Blushing, when my cheeks turn red,
Tell me I have a beautiful smile.

May 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Phoda Hain

By Aakash Tulsani.

As a facebook-citizen, it is my duty to like the picture to wish them luck. Some of my peers also feel obligated to write congratulatory messages on these pictures.

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

महकती ज़िन्दगी

By Ankur Gupta.

दिन सालों में बदल गए
मैं खुद में उलझता रहा ..

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Loaded Dise (Part 1 of 8)

By Avikant Bhardwaj.

A strange sound caught her interest. A whistle actually, quite an unusual one at that. Over the years Maggie had learned to filter through the million voices in her ears.

May 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Feel it and put it down

By Vasudha Khurana.

Look and not just see, when the eyes are open;

For, at, into, down, upon, in, back, after.

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

What’s your story?

By Ratika Sablania.

I started scuba diving 7 years back, have been proposed by 3 girls so far – Spanish, Indian and Polish, but I refused.

May 23, 2015 · 3 Comments


By Surabhi Yadav.

Dear Amma,

How are you? Hope this letter makes you feel better. Sorry for sending a typed letter, now you don’t get to pick on my messy hand-writing.

May 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

Bombay Velvet: Hanged Till Death

By Snehil Basoya.

Arun Jaitley would have said during UPA tenure that this is the biggest scam in the history of independent India.

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Realm of God

By Mradul Raj Jain.

You are such a narcissist. You are a dangerous person. You sought your personal satisfaction, at the cost of everything you should have stood for.

May 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dead Men Tell No Tales

By Nikhil Gulati

May 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

कांच के उस पार …

Reminiscences from my diary
By Shantanu Jain

मेरे और सलिल में , बस …
काँच भर का फासला था !

एक ओर , मैं –
औपचारिकता के लिबास में लिपटा –
सभ्यता का मुखौटा लगाए –
बैठा हुआ था –

May 16, 2015 · 12 Comments

Vinegar Volcano

By Himanshu Geed.

Perhaps, Karun & Hachi were like vinegar & baking soda in that science fair volcano. They were there for each other in their own ways.

May 16, 2015 · 4 Comments


By Arushi Mittal.

It was more a humble hut made of mud walls and tiled roof, all gone rustic with the countless cycles of monsoons they had witnessed.

May 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

The 4 Minute Long Ride

By Chanda Lalwani.

They say one of the easiest ways to go back in time, is through a familiar tune. If Chaddi Pehen ke Phool Khila Hai reminds me of the carefree childhood days, then Kadhal Sadugudu (Aye Udi Udi) takes me to the land of perfect romance.

May 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

So, there are thugs in Baltimore!

By Marianne Esders.

Now to the politicians, media, etc. loosely using the word thug to refer to those who are rioting and looting (loot btw is a word also originating in British India) in Baltimore ….

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jack and Jill: Episode 2: Equilibrium

By Snehil Basoya.

I doubt it’s a stable equilibrium. Humongous force is being applied constantly to maintain it since eternity. The universe might be stable but the world where we live in is definitely an unstable equilibrium.

May 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Time Travel

By Ratika Sablania.

The exceptionally trained Devdaasi, who helped men and women reach salvation by helping them activate the 7 chakras by moving the sexual energy up, has gained a completely different meaning with time.

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Calling the Fall

By Murty.

It was in one such meeting, staring into a ceiling dotted artistically with used teabags, that I wondered aloud – Why do you think the phrase falling in love came to be?

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breathing and Feeling

By Vasudha Khurana.

What are we but a speck of dust in the galaxy?

The beautiful Brownian dust dancing in the night sky

May 9, 2015 · 2 Comments


By Ravish Karan Singh

Deva and Devika crouched right there in a corner, while she wept. Her throat was hoarse, her tear unflinching – looked like she forgot Deva and Devika for sometime. Like their presence marginalized for hours.

May 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

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