A scared young boy recalls the time he discovered a secret about his bully and the repercussions of his discovery.Read More SCHOOL DIARIES-2
Adapted from a real life story The beautiful, silvery-grey, shimmering deep blue almost vertical line of water made a loud, rumbling sound which could be heard a mile away as it hit the rocks below, frothed and bubbled and bounced off them to form a wider river which flowed slowly and solemnly, unlike the ever-frolicking […]Read More I HAVE SEEN GOD-PART 2
A stressed, exhausted vet rants about the condition of veterinary hospitals during the pandemic.Read More ESSAY 2-WHAT COULD I DO?
Adapted from a real life story It was a clear day. The sky was a wonderful shade of sapphire and the brilliant rays of the sun were scattered in all directions, including the yellow-coloured private bus in which we sat, enjoying the ride. The atmosphere inside the bus was one of complete ecstasy: no one […]Read More I HAVE SEEN GOD-PART 1
Yes, that’s right. I am what everybody calls a ‘haunted house’ and I’m proud of it! And no, I’m not located in any silly amusement park and I’m not a lone, desolate house in the middle of nowhere. In fact, I’m the last house out of thirteen in Ranighat Street, Lucknow. You may call me […]Read More ESSAY 1-AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A HAUNTED HOUSE
I glanced at the calendar on the wall in front of me. Two days had passed since we had become homeless. The people who had purchased our family home before we shifted to another country had put up with us for six months as it had proved almost impossible to look for a house during […]Read More THE SILVER LINING
EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED With my black schoolbag on my shoulders, my head covered by the black hoodie of the jacket I had worn over my red T-shirt and my hands tucked into the pockets of the faded black jeans I was wearing, I trudged into classroom 6-D with my head down, looking at my red, […]Read More SCHOOL DIARIES-1
It was a cold, stormy evening and the rain was pattering mercilessly on the streets of Navi Mumbai. Eight year old Parineeti was struggling on her way to the bus stop through the oncoming rush of rain. On reaching there soaked to the bone, she noticed five youths laughing and a gentleman in his seventies […]Read More Dadaji
I stood gaping at the scene in front of me in shock. I couldn’t believe it. My dreams, hopes and aspirations of becoming an entrepreneur which had finally come true after a lot of struggle and hardships, were lying in front of my eyes as a crumbled heap. It was as if, just an hour […]Read More New Beginnings
I was lazing on the couch, staring at the fan after a hard day in college. Nothing had worked out well-I hadn’t completed my assignments, I had been sent out of the class for talking, my project had broken into a thousand pieces and I had fought with my best friend. Feeling really cranky, I […]Read More Happy Birthday, Mom!