Culture: Original Fiction
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- Fiction: Little Lizard
She pushed down the insect repellent knob and poison showered on the gecko. The reptile scuttled across the floor and...
- Original Fiction: Gullible's Travels, Part 2
Travel Traumas - Elbow Room. Stories of ordinary frequent fliers, cattle class.
- Book Review: The Beast With Nine Billion Feet - Anil Menon
The Beast is a hugely readable book crammed with ideas and in a very recognizable milieu as it is set in India.
- Fiction: The Morning After
Survival first is the metropolitan mantra.
- Fiction: The Park
A park separates them.
- Fiction: Love Child
It is only once in a lifetime that you hear of such perversity that your gut wrenches and the earth splits open right under your
- Fiction: Cherries
The preying mantis moved on and tittered to each other. The man already forgotten.
- As Are The Subjects, So is the King
A ruler need not fear non-participative public
- Fiction: I Am Jill's Spare Tyre
The long journey from nursery to rhymes was fraught with heartless atrocities inflicted on those that built the heart in the first place.
- Fiction: Dust
My fingers tremble and bunch up the sheet’s poppy flowers in a blundered watercolour stain and the heart misses more than a few necessary beats.
- Twitter Fiction: Twocial Etiquette
“Social boo-boo, telling someone you don’t follow them on Twitter.”
- From Ashes
"It’s that madness, that raw energy that used to make one want to read."
- Fiction: The Winning Point
Vineet was an ordinary young man with one remarkable talent that came to fore only in his late teens in college. It all started with
- Fiction: Tryst With A God
"Now do you mind telling me what are you doing here before I ask my dog to fetch me your wings?"
- Fiction: Rockstar
I’ve just discovered a kink in my sexual make-up.
- Fiction: The Cry Of The Pecker
He was a horny 60 year old bastard lusting after a 36 year old woman.
- Fiction: The Letter of the Law
Pretty Indian girls were swarming all over the area and dancing along with Kasab and other terrorists.
- Fiction: Toad Talk
"I was in a Jacuzzi and you threw me into a swimming pool."
- Fiction: Bitter Truths Over Coffee
"You stupid cow! What do you know about literature or art? You fat burger eating filth"
- Fiction: Vortex
Gina felt like collapsing but she held herself together and smiled.
- Fiction: A Loss of World Without End
By that time he had lost faith in everything but the fall of man.
- Fiction: He Who Laughs Last Is The Dumbest Bloke On the Block
Mehmood was a bitter young man. The bitterness had grown to a point where he would hate everything he could relate to.
- Fiction: Twitter Rendezvous With @GanjuGanesh
GanjuGanesh: @DeeptiLamba That is nice. U two tweet together and my parents meditate together.
- Fiction: Agents of Discordia, Part I
Some technocrat had done a time and motion study, and found that two people in the graveyard shift were less likely to fall asleep than
- Fiction: The Best of Both Worlds
If only the adults could be pragmatic and not lug so much excess baggage around!
- Another Interview
Making eye contact with a prospective employer in this pure land of ours doesn't do you any favors.
- Fiction: The Reunion
Now all that we have left are remembrances and memories of glorious days.
- Fiction: One For The Loo
He is a handsome man. Look at him. Charismatic, isn't he?
- Fiction: Two-way Road
Dr. Kashyap assured us it wasn't the end of the world and that we should stay positive.
- Notes From a Wretched Old Fellow's Diary
My grandson says I can type diary accounts in the computer.
- Fiction: Blue Evening
It didn't surprise him any more; it just went a step further to remind him that Ila was not the same woman he married anymore.
- Fiction: Motherhood - Her Story
She felt a tingle in her spine, It was a pain that brought a smile on her face,
- There Lies No Heart Beneath The Surface
She was a cold wasteland in the midst of a lush thriving jungle.
- Poetry: Why the Elephant Was Not Chosen the King
I repeat owl's words, as I loudly sing / The raga of how or why elephant was not chosen the king.
- Fiction: Sex On Her Mind
it seemed rich men didn't care what their women wore.
- Fiction: Matched Frequencies
Now she, the mother of a young daughter, was blushing like a school girl, who was in love for the first time.
- Fiction: Burn After Viewing (NSFW)
He reminded himself for the tenth time not to fold the file. It held important photographs.
- Love: A Short Story
"Oh, you have to love me?" Repeated Guruji with special emphasis on the word "have". "Don't you love your kid more?"
- Fiction: An Office Incident
A team leader was scared of reporting a one year old programmer who had the audacity to sexually harass her.
- Fiction: A Few Reasons to Return Home
Each time I return to India, I get a jolt when I see the way things are done here.
- I Am Jill's Social Microscope
She's the typical nice-looking, a tad too 'healthy' to be one of the stick-insect-model-types. What strikes me is their clothes. Ah, his clothes.
- Flash Fiction: The Breakup
The beginning of the end is such a cliché!
- Fiction: Pink Slip Cover
By denying claims arising out of wars and God's act of natural disasters, insurers equate God with war mongers.
- Original Fiction: A Day in a Life
It is a life lived through the others' eyes. A day seen from another's perspective. It is one day in another's shoes!
- Fiction: Winter
She snuggled down in the warm cocoon the quilt made. It was cold and her feet felt as if blocks...
- Original Fiction: Park Bench Love
The hair on his nape was soft like the cotton from a warm quilt and his teeth hard. He bit and she swooned.
- Fiction: Red
He was like an empty vessel that enjoyed the pleasures without consequences.
- Original Fiction: Harry Potter and the Closet of Fire
To this, Dumbledore paused for a moment, then gave a sheepish smile.
- Fiction: Black
Shyama was his name. It literally meant black, and so was he.
- Fiction: Inconsiderate Indians
"There are times I really hate Indians! They are so inconsiderate." She said loudly