Self-Belief

BY MEGHNA PATTAVI She mopped the room as she knelt on the floor. Her dark brown skin shone with the sweat that soaked her. Her feet were cracked and I wondered if they hurt.  Bali. She was my house help now for a long time. My support system.  "Didi, your tea cup is looking at … Continue reading Self-Belief

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Weekly Writing Prompt- Week 6

A parallel universe. On e that is exciting, different, amazing and totally awesome.Photo by Lum3n.com on Pexels.comYup. That's your writing prompt for this week. Write a story or a blog post and tell your readers what kind of world you would like to live in. Imagine something as different from reality as you could, something … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt- Week 6

10 AFFORDABLE GIFTING IDEAS FOR BOOK LOVERS AND GEEKS (part 1)

Giving gifts is hard enough, but giving the perfect gift is a lot harder. Especially when that someone is always engrossed in books and obsessed with a million fandoms. Giving a book lover more books is of course, a safe gift, but not necessarily one that will wow them. As a book addict who cant … Continue reading 10 AFFORDABLE GIFTING IDEAS FOR BOOK LOVERS AND GEEKS (part 1)

A Tribute to Stan Lee

When my friend texted me that Stan Lee had passed away today, I thought he was kidding. Sure, he was 95 years old. But he can't actually be dead, right? Right? Wrong. One Google search proved my worst fears right. He had passed away. But he had left the world a far better place. He … Continue reading A Tribute to Stan Lee

A Poem for You

by Tokika Yepthomi Today I wrote a poem for you knitted each verse carefully and meticulously So that it may whisper in your ears gracefully And pierce through your heart like a poisoned arrow   Maybe the past was too deep and narrow That you got stranded in your own tears And you forgot to … Continue reading A Poem for You

The Bell Jar- Book Review

REVIEWED BY LAHARI "I was supposed to be having the time of my life", reads the back cover of the 50th anniversary edition of Sylvia Plath's timeless classic and only novel, The Bell Jar. The novel, a semi autobiography, is based on a period of Plath's disturbingly short life which was predominated by severe depressive … Continue reading The Bell Jar- Book Review

Transfixed By Tranquillity

By Arya Dixit My morning jog had me breathless; There was a stitch in my side, My shirt soaked through. And so My eyes and lungs rejoiced as I happened upon a lake. It was turquoise, green with a hint of grey (Reflecting the sky; it was a gloomy day) And yet, the lake was … Continue reading Transfixed By Tranquillity

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Ramya Hebbar (Changing Phases)

Eons have passed and eons will pass, Poverty till exists at the level of grass. Discrimination exists amongst various classes, There are fights for the area of masses. Human kind have distracted and lost their path, Disasters and loss of life are their aftermath. There takes place slaughtering of innocent animals, Toxic chemicals released from … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Ramya Hebbar (Changing Phases)