[Continued from Part -2] Its been a week since that dreadful day when the glasses were brought to the house. Since then a lot of schedule changes have happened for Hari. He has stopped going out, stopped playing video games, stopped talking to anyone in the house, stopped smiling and stopped competing with her grandmother. […]Read more "Chashma [Glasses] [Part -3]"
[Continued from Part – 1] This was the daily’s routine. This happened without a break. Everyone was quite submerged in the process and knew whom and what of the schedule. In the night when the Father is back, everyone will sit and have dinner together. And as it was vacation time, the house had the […]Read more "Chashma [Glasses] – [Part 2]"
In 90’s Saarangpur, lived a family of five. It’s a story of an era when the roads used to be more open and evenings less crowded. The noons were drowsy and night dark and quiet. It was a railway colony with lush green farmlands behind the house. It was an old locality, with brick laid […]Read more "Chashma [Glasses]"
[Continued from Part -3] I raised my hands in defense and placed them in front of my chest, a reflexive defense mechanism. But before I could start, a man came and gave a tight slap on my face. I swear on God, I have never experienced such a sharp immediate intense shrill pain in my […]Read more "THE TRAIN AND THE SUBTLETY OF CHAOS [PART-4]"
[Continued from Part -2] I ran and post a few turns, lanes and marks, I eventually reached a place where fortunately I saw a late night pan and cigarette shops open with a few people standing there. I with an absolutely blank mind immediately headed towards them to save my life. I could have certainly […]Read more "THE TRAIN AND THE SUBTLETY OF CHAOS [PART-3]"
[Continued from Part -1] Within a fraction of a second, we all realized that we have missed our train. But what to do, should we board the train, as apart from that there is no other valid option visible, or should we leave it. It’s like we were supposed to make a decision, standing on […]Read more "THE TRAIN AND THE SUBTLETY OF CHAOS [PART-2]"
It was still dark. I looked out. The entire Ashram was under the gray blanket of fog. I looked at the watch. It was 3:10am in the morning. It’s still an hour for the morning wake up bells. It was day two for me in the ashram. My entire room was filled with snores of […]Read more "The Shadow"