Stories Tagged 'Fiction'

VICTORY?

Bibhuti Shah, Aug 29 2018

The loud Azaan made its way into Jannat’s room in an attempt to rouse every single atom and molecule. Jannat struggled to open her eyes as she sluggishly fished for her watch. The space under her pillow was a vast pool of her belongings. “Where did I keep it?” by now, Jannat was wide awake.
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Tags: FICTION
Neither the girl nor the conjectures ever interested Sameer though. She was not to his liking—but the poems were beautiful
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We met for the first time in a tempo. We didn’t speak or anything; our eyes met, and that was it. Her curly hair so perfectly framed the broad cheeks that were covered by a surgical mask. Blue, I remember. It was blue; and mine was green.
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Wearing a dress—which was torn in more places than one could care to count—using a rag as a muffler, and carrying a stick, the woman who lived alone on the hill was on her way to the city again.
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That day, as soon as we stepped out of the house, we sensed freedom. But the feeling was only short-lived. What lay immediately in front of us was insecurity and a long, long battle for dignity
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By 9:11am, Sameer could already tell this would be a very long day. From what he could make out from the loud yells filling up the hallway,
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Tags: FICTION