To Quill the Mocking World

The Fairer Sex

By Samarth Bharani

Girls as young as six believe that brilliance and intelligence is a masculine trait.

March 11, 2017 · 1 Comment


Non-fiction, Rakesh Chavan
(3 min read)
Happiness may be decided only by a few people but can we really be unhappy forever and ever if those few people are not there?

December 25, 2016 · 1 Comment


Non-fiction, Shantanu Jain
(5 min read)
‘सन्नाटा’ शब्द मेरे लिए भयावहता का शब्द-चिह्न है और ‘शांति’ मेरे लिए सुकून का पर्याय है

December 25, 2016 · 9 Comments

Bird on the Wall

Non-fiction, Shruti Sharma
(6 min read)
The silhouette looks like as if the bird is lost in deep thought, as if contemplating her next move. To fly or to not fly?

December 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Mourning Mornings

Non-fiction, Ipshita Saha
(4 min read)
The universal search for ‘how did it all start’ fades in comparison against ‘why does it repeat every day, why in Gods name does it not end’.

December 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Forced Happiness

Non-fiction, Samarth Bharani
(4 min read)

For only when you have gone through all the stages of grief, through all of this, can you truly be happy again.

November 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Sines of an Ending

Non-fiction, Chanda Lalwani
(4 min read)

Your highs gave me such a high that I was ready to ignore that I was not your companion of lows. At least we were not out of phase with each other!

November 26, 2016 · Leave a comment


Non-fiction, Ritu Poddar
(3 min read)

She had never seen it coming, coming so soon.

November 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Equation of Life

By Anchita Bubna
(4 min read)

Beg, you explain me what’s the algorithmic logic behind creating the male- female, quadratic equation

October 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Day I Lost My Pants

By Daksh Shah
(4 min read)

But little did i know that the devils grotesque,
To humiliate me were totally hell-bent.

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Hoarder’s Disorder

Shruti Sharma
(7 min read)
The paraphernalia trapped inside my cupboard were living reminiscence of a life I once lived – The old Nokia phone’s cardboard box!

September 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

गली खत्रियान , अबुपुरा , मुज़फ्फरनगर

शांतनु जैन
(3 मिनट) खुला आँगन , खुले आँगन में पसरी धूप , एक कोने में ऐंठा – सा खड़ा हरे रंग का हैंडपंप, बाईं ओर से ऊपर जाने वाला चौड़ा जीना, उस चौड़े जीने की गहरी लाल सीढ़ियां और ….

September 17, 2016 · 1 Comment


Non fiction, Deepak Singh
(4 min read)

बुलबुले समझते हो ना ?
जो झाग के साथ उठते हैं, अपने में समेटे हुए एक छोटा सा इंद्र-धनुष, अपनी सी ही एक छटा लिए हुए |

June 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

Blood on the Rainbow

Non-fiction, Chanda Lalwani
(4 min read)

‘Be who you are, and be proud’ you said..
As long as Terms and Conditions apply.

June 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Kings and the Lovers

Non-fiction, Aditi Mishra
(2 min read)
Your touch burns the insides of my intestines and the muscles in my knees go weak all of a sudden as if bones have suddenly metamorphosed into rubber

June 4, 2016 · 4 Comments

Back from Death

Non-fiction, Shorya Mittal
(4 min read)

What if after dying, life actually seemed easier and happier? What if life seemed more desirable after death? The regretful presence of these what ifs makes me dislike death.

June 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bud & Franky – The Dinner Table Conversations series Post #3

Non-fiction, Surabhi Yadav
(4 min read)

Bud: If a poet and a scientist go on a blind date, what could be an ice breaker conversation?
Franky: Discussion on how each tear is unique. One can discuss the sentiments, other the structures.

June 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Near Perfect. Are We?

(3 min read)

497/500. Near perfect. I would have called it perfect but I don’t wish to go against the typical thinking of Indian parents and society.

May 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Knotty Minds

Non-fiction, Chanda Lalwani
(3 min read)

I can imagine all the wonderful sounds cursing me as they struggle to find their path to reach my ears. No wonder they hit my eardrums so hard once they escape the maze.

May 20, 2016 · 4 Comments

What If I Have No Passion?

Non-fiction, Chanda Lalwani
(4 min read)

What if I want to escape from where I am right now, but do not know where to go? What if nothing keeps me awake at night, except maybe some caffeine?

May 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Red Lady

Non-fiction, Chanda Lalwani
(4 min read)

Spoiler Alert!
Just as Melisandre’s eyes pierced through the camera, I felt a sharp shooting pain piercing through my lower tummy.
My very own Red Lady had arrived.

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Embracing a life without ladders

Non-fiction, Ankur Gupta
(3 min read)

I actually feel there is a career ladder that I am “supposed” to climb. I sometimes feel depressed to have not climbed a ladder fast enough and many a times I feel exhausted to have climbed it too quickly.

May 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

मैं लिखता क्यों हूँ

Non-fiction, Shantanu Jain
(5 min read)

मन की सुनूँ और सुनकर गौर करूँ तो पाता हूँ कि जहाँ तक मेरी बात है, मैं तब लिख पाता हूँ जब हृदय की आर्द्रता अपने गागर को पार कर जाती है।

May 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bud and Franky – The Dinner Table Conversations Series: Post #2

Non-fiction, Surabhi Yadav
(3 min read)

Have you noticed, most of the inspiring speeches revolve around ‘changing the world’? Why don’t we hear great speeches about keeping the world intact?

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

When the white page was winning…

Non-fiction, Sayantani Saha
(7 min read)

And to me, you are what god is to you. Hadn’t been you be the person you are, I would have never tasted love. The way god writes your story, you have written mine.

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Soulgasm!

From being just an idea in a mind, Soulgasm is now a community – alive and kicking. And we have a lot of people to thank for it.

April 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Critical Review of a casual Sexist joke

Snehil Basoya
(5 min read)

Combination of mathematical enthusiasm and sexual desire is an exciting prospect. When combined with regret and narcissism, this prospect becomes highly effective for narcissistic readers.

April 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Scale the peaks

Samarth Bharani
(5 min read)

If you haven’t experienced the vulnerability and the pulsing ache of love, you’ve neither scaled it’s peaks nor explored it’s depths.

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Romantic

By Aditi Mishra
(3 min read)

I like to romance the trees and watch them sway shamelessly enticing my thoughts and forcing me to fantasize as they undress slowly and boldly under the warm sun of the cold winters.

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment


Samarth Bharani
(5 min read)

It’s something that unconsciously stores all my memories and, more importantly, the feelings I associate with them into its notes and words.

April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Magistrate’s Defence

Krittika Adhikary
(3 min read)

Their leader was accused of sedition, incitement to rebellion, and insulting the local religion

April 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Life lessons on Wheels

Non-fiction, Ritu Poddar
5 min read

On days when I feel sad about my life and job, and I look at an old woman, bent due to age, waiting for the train with patience, and the gloom in my heart gets replaced with shame and then with energy.

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment


Non-fiction, Krittika Adhikary
(3 min read)

“Hi there.” A flash of newly-whitened teeth.
Charm flows like wine. He says, it’s not yet time.
“I’ll stay in touch,” he smiles. She barely breathes.

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ghosts from the past

Aditi Mishra
(3 min read)

I could feel my body spilling blood like a pen spills ink and it had become difficult for me to tell if the puddle right below my sore eyes is my blood or tears.

March 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

क्लास मॉनिटर

सागर विश्नोई
(3 मिनट)

पहली लड़की थी, जिसने हमसे बात की थी, बात क्या, क्लास में हमें बाकी लडको के साथ चुहलबाजी देख झडपा था.

March 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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