The Seven Quatrains of Lost Love

  Seven days of the week, Not a moment's escape, Seven doors to Heaven, But in hell, I traipse.   Seven colours of the rainbow, Tears drop like a disco sphere, Seven sages of The Constellation, Your home now, I fear.   Seven Steps around the holy fire, Till death do us apart, our promise,... Continue Reading →

Google, Grief And Gratitude

There are about 1.8 billion web pages online as I write this. Which means, the current post and any other post for that matter, forms just 0.00000005321% of the world wide web. That's a whole new level of being one in a billion! So, here I am, in one corner of the world but thanks to... Continue Reading →

And, tears were shed again

It started out by gently nudging me as early as last Friday. "It's in a week, Padma," the voices in my head chorused. How my mind suddenly got a wind of it, still beats me. But that's the way the universe works. It's a mean selfish place. Have you ever noticed that it's the gentle waves... Continue Reading →

The Orphan’s Mother – Part II

This is the second and final part of this story. Catch up with the beginning here! Do let me know your thoughts!   The loud red balloon seemed completely out of place amidst the metallic darkness of the car and the mental darkness of our hearts. It bobbed merrily in my hand as if it... Continue Reading →

Drug of Choice

“But Neerav, what are you saying?”, she could hardly hold the phone in her hand. The sudden gush of sweat countered the friction between the phone and her palms and the handset slipped from her hand. She picked it up, hurriedly wiped its aberrated screen and laid it on the counter. She steadied herself against... Continue Reading →

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You will find details about Hindu Festivals, Slokas, Prayers, Vegetarian cooking and much more useful information.


Cause reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. And all of it is TRANSIENT.


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Short Stories - Mostly dark ones!