Short Stories

Short Story

The Bliss of Solitude

“Teeya, where are you? Papa wants to talk to you,” Sandhya called out affectionately to her 25-year-old daughter. Must be cosying up in bed with…
Short Story

A Dawn of Hope

Chittagong (Bengal), 1927 The charcoal chunks in the clay oven crackled and sputtered as the dying embers fought a losing battle to burn bright. The…
Co-authored Anthology

The Anatomy of a Memory

This short story was published (in two parts) in The MockingOwl Roost, a US-based art and literary magazine.   14 July 2019, Meghalaya, India The…
Short Story
A Summer Sonata
Short Story
A Jasmine Trail
Short Story
Amor Fati – a story of new beginnings
Short Story
A Crimson Dawn
Short Story
A Rainbow Love
Short Story
When Death Whispered Hope

Poetry

Poetry

When Tangerine Met Teal     

This piece has found space in the poetry anthology titled When Fire Spoke to Water, brought out by LetsMakeStoriesDino, based on the same theme -…
Poetry

A Little More in Love

This poem was a part of the Valentine's series published on ArtoonsInn Poetry Parlour in February, 2024.   We made fancy wishes on the downy…
Poetry

Philia Forever

As the Sun descends in leaden steps, making way for the argent orb at dusk, “Pray tarry, do not evanesce yet,” entreats the Moon, “Why…
Poetry
Silent Noise
Poetry
The Gift of Gold
Poetry
Paradise Lost
Poetry
An Amaranthine Alliance
Poetry
Soul Craft – October Poetry Contest
Poetry
I Am

Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction

The Sacred Sinner

It is that time of the year again. I look up - the morning sky is a brilliant sapphire, flecked with feathery, white clouds. The…
Flash Fiction

A Sticky Ride

The crowded bus trundled along, teeming with fatigued, home-bound passengers. A young lady shuffled uneasily, supporting herself with a walking stick. She looked clearly piqued…
Flash Fiction

Highway to Happiness

BTB Monthly Challenge - June, 2023   ‘All of eighteen and not yet married?’ ‘Joining college? To study with those city slickers?’ ‘You’re making a…
Flash Fiction
A Lavender Trail
Co-authored Anthology
Neighbourly Tales
Flash Fiction
A Match Sui Generis
Flash Fiction
A Scarlet Saga
Flash Fiction
Embers of Hope…Flames of Happiness
Flash Fiction
The Permanence of Change

Book Reviews

Book Review

Book Review – The Fairly Ordinary Princess by Khushboo Shah

Book: The Fairly Ordinary Princess Author: Khushboo Shah Genre: Children’s Fantasy (works for adults, too)   Looking for a light read that’s bound to warm…
Book Review

Xanadu – Three Souls Searching for their Paradise, by Harshita Nanda

A story reads best when it is fuelled by real life experiences and steered forward by vivid imagination, as Xanadu, the debut novella of Harshita…
Book Review

The Mussoorie Murders – Book Review

The Mussoorie Murders, Divyaroop Bhatnagar's debut novel published by Om Books International, proves to be an interesting read, particularly for readers like me who nurse…
Book Review
Myriad of Dreams by Nisha Tandon
Book Review
Book Review – A Quantum Healing System by Lakshmi Ajoy
Book Review
Beneath Divided Skies – A Riveting Read
Book Review
Saudade by Debarati Sen – Book Review
Book Review
Stars from the Borderless Sea
Book Review
The People Tree by Beetashok Chatterjee

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