Category Archives: Ah! Life!

Press Ctrl+S for nature, for there is no again!

“Mamma! Look what is this! It jumped on my foot!” said the little boy, eyes wide as can be. His mouth as wide open as his eyes. “Really?!” I looked on surprised. “Can this be true?!” “Oh baby! That is … Continue reading

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buraa na maano Holi hai!

Holi was always the most favorite of all the festivals with us kids. Nothing in the world would…could dim the enthusiasm that mounted with each passing day, as ‘the festival of festivals’ approached nigh. How could it, with the air itself … Continue reading

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A Miracle

As I was walking in into the Reliance store near my residence, this rainy Sunday morning, within a split of a second, there was a blast like sound and the entire glass door (left open by someone) shattered into smithereens. … Continue reading

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बेवफ़ा उसे न कहो

ये और बात है, के लगता आज बेपरवाह है वो, के हवा दी थी उसी ने, इन मुहब्बत के जज़्बों को। आज उसके किये वादे की कीमत कुछ नहीं है तो, दिलबर था वो मेरा, अब बुरा उसे न कहो। … Continue reading

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The Mahabharata Quest : The Alexander Secret’ – A review

Thanks to Dan Brown and some others’ success, there’s an influx of thrillers in the market, at their best to engage readers, as also of Hindu mythology, and authors’ perspectives/accounts/interpretation/takes of it and the lore. The book in question here, … Continue reading

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Ah Train!

I lie awake many a night, And I listen to that train. You hugged me tight, kissed my head, And you boarded your train. “My love, I’ll see you soon.” And you never came again! I lie awake many a … Continue reading

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Busy…

Eyes on target, mouth’s but a straight line; Body and heart and soul all alike unwound. Busy is the world as it goes, For riches, and success, and pursuits abound. “Friends, and love…and life, o’ wait! I’m headed for the … Continue reading

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A soldier within and without!

It came back to me out of the blue–in the middle of working on my research paper, and took me by surprise, how vividly I remembered each detail of it, once it came back, and was I abashed, to have … Continue reading

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We love him with all our hearts…and salute our soldier, our pride!

“Ahh!” Suddenly there was shooting pain in his head, from having been hit with something heavy and metal, his grip loosening on the cricket bat he had been playing with a couple of minutes ago; hardly out of the shock … Continue reading

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Saba – my entry to the GetPublished contest

This is Saba’s love story in its various shades…its nuances. Saba, a shy girl sought out by Sameer, to be his sweetheart–sought out from the bunch of girls he always found her with, out of the world of her shyness, … Continue reading

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