Short Stories

Short Story

A Universe Less Equal

It’s April – Ma would have loved it here now. Sitting in my modest balcony, I get a stunning view of the majestic Dhauladhar ranges,…
Short Story

The Loom of Life and a Half-Woven Dream

 Khulna (modern Bangladesh), 1949 Ulu-ulu-ulu-lu-lu. . . the shrill, rapturous cries of the women dissipated in the night air as did the smoke from the…
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When Death Whispered Hope

The familiar swish of paper floats in from the adjoining room and I look up from my laptop. A half-smile irons out the furrows of…
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The Bliss of Solitude
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Flames of Faith
Short Story
The Solo Voice of Courage
Short Story
A Positive Proposal
Short Story
When the Woods Wailed
Short Story
Matters of the Heart

Poetry

Poetry

OUTBOUND

This piece is based on the poetic form Triversen and was published as part of PenMuse-43, the monthly poetry event organised by Penmancy. It bagged the…
Poetry

I Am

#ArtoonsInnPoetryParlour  #Poattic22   #AbstractPoetry I Am Sometimes I am Hope - Weaving roseate, virile dreams in hoary, nebulous eyes And heaving hearts, yearning for a fillip;…
Poetry

The Legacy of Longing

{This was my entry for PenMuse-46 conducted by Penmancy in November, 2022, which fetched me the Second Position.}   The diaphanous sheets susurrate against the…
Poetry
When Tangerine Met Teal     
Poetry
Paradise Lost
Poetry
Stifled No More
Poetry
Soul Craft – October Poetry Contest
Poetry
An Amaranthine Alliance
Poetry
Chasing the Rainbow

Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction

A Match Sui Generis

The roseate dawn tiptoes into my bedroom, heralding a new day…arguably, the most special one in my 24-year-old life. The white pigeon perches on the…
Flash Fiction

The Permanence of Change

Shagun was peering at her face in the large, oval, mirror in her room. A deep furrow lined her glabella. She clearly did not like…
Flash Fiction

Embers of Hope…Flames of Happiness

Featured  in the anthology REBIRTH, published by The Impishlass Publication house It was the last day of our all-girls’ trip to Ladakh. The past one…
Flash Fiction
A Scarlet Saga
Flash Fiction
The Last Tango
Flash Fiction
Sister Act
Flash Fiction
Of Pearly Pinks and Glorious Gold
Flash Fiction
And the Stars Shone

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

Stars from the Borderless Sea

Book: Stars from the Borderless Sea Author: Dr Shalini Mullick Genre: Romance Publisher: Readomania It’s the soul-stirring title and the haunting cover image that act…
Book Review
Myriad of Dreams by Nisha Tandon
Book Review
Saudade by Debarati Sen – Book Review
Book Review
Recipe for a Perfect Marriage by Women’s Web
Book Review
Eclectic Emotions by Debashree Basak
Book Review
The People Tree by Beetashok Chatterjee
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