Here’s a real story about the other, darker side of nature. I’ve tried my best to capture the emotions and state of mind of the person in such a ghastly situation. It was a freezing winter night, with the bitter winds lashing against him. The woody giants surrounding him were casting their huge beastly shadows […]Read More The twenty minute gap between death and recreation
Love crime thrillers? I have something for you, a case like no other. Let’s try to file it’s report. The crime is attempt to murder, an attempt which was unfortunately 90% successful; and the percentage just keeps skyrocketing. Yes, the victim’s still alive, but barely clinging on to the last few wisps of life. And […]Read More The unusual crime
I ain’t no witch Yet Potter heads ask me, “What shape would your boggart take?” And I shiver as I think of you But I dare not reply. The boggart would have a hard time turning into you You’re not a thing, you have no form Yet you can be seen and felt As you […]Read More Change
Here’s something to fuel your curiosity. Deep down in the clairvoyant aisles of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, lies the world’s most mysterious book. This incomplete book consisting of heavenly illustrations has been carbon dated to the early 15th century and is named as ‘The Voynich Manuscript’, after Wilfrid Voynich, […]Read More The world’s most mysterious book
School is fun. Before the pandemic, a majority of us would have refuted this statement, with the burden of a huge syllabus on our shoulders. But now, there are no words in English language to express our longings to don our schoolbags and board that school bus again. Confined to our brick walls we frequently […]Read More An open letter to my school
Whenever you sit on your mahogany office table, does the wood ask you to compensate for laying down its life to make yours luxurious? When was the last time a honeybee asked you to pay her for her toil, for her honey that you were gorging on? Has the rose ever wept melancholy tears, when […]Read More The open secret
Ever played rock-paper-scissors? I’m sure you have. It can be a source of endless fun, predicting what your opponent might choose and then mold your hand into a response accordingly, that too in a matter of seconds. The rock, the seemingly toughest of them all, is defeated by the fragile and humble paper, who in […]Read More The pen isn’t mightier than the sword, mightier is the hand who knows when to pick what.