Active Bystanders- Scenario 1

                 Is high school even high school without at least one fight breaking out in the middle of the quad once a week? I try my best not be drawn into such fights but I don’t get my way all the time. In fact I’m glad I got involved in this fight because if I … Continue reading Active Bystanders- Scenario 1

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The Queer Girl

There was a girl in our class that everyone called a freak. I called her queer and my friends frowned at me for that. Some days the queer girl looked like she’d just returned from a costume party, dressed in a tutu and sneakers or wearing an animal ears hat and vintage shades. Other times … Continue reading The Queer Girl

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Reshma Velappan (Fate)

'I'm a solitary dew drop and I wish to remain the same. I don't want to leave this garden. I have to reflect the first rays of sunlight and then become part of this land... That is my dream...', these were the thoughts of the dew drop. But its fate was different. The sunrays reflected … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Reshma Velappan (Fate)

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Lingam Aishwarya (My Right Steps)

My Right steps to find the one on my left. "Wake me up ,when you are in this real world. Wake me up,when my tears touch your feet. Wake me up,when my love melts your harsh heart. Wake me up,when my dreams with you are going to be real. Wake me up, when im going … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Lingam Aishwarya (My Right Steps)

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Nisha Tewari (Believe to be happy)

This story is based on this writing prompt- Writing Prompt Day 5 My fiancé had left me forever. She was my light, my burning torch guiding me through the dark tunnel of life. But now, I am left blinded, desperately grasping at the walls closing in on me. I feel desolate and isolated. I feel … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Nisha Tewari (Believe to be happy)

His Laugh

I sat on the floor dejectedly. We had had our first fight. And it was ugly. The kitchen was in disarray- pans where lying everywhere, two glasses lay broken, the shiny glass pieces glinting maliciously. A can of peas had spilled onto the floor. The refrigerator door was open and a box of ice had … Continue reading His Laugh

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Reshma Velappan (Essex Lopresti)

“ What is the radiological diagnosis?” our orthopaedics professor asked showing us an X ray in the view box. We were the sixth semester MBBS students and could only hardly make out the bones from the black and white film. “Anybody?” , he asked expectantly looking into our eyes as a result of which our … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Reshma Velappan (Essex Lopresti)

‘Likes to Cash’ Contest entry- Sarika Dsouza (Dreams)

The advent of dawn pricked Gowri's dreams and woke her up with a sense of expectation. She stood and tiptoed down the stairs, Went outside and stared at the misty mountains, Absorbed by the mornings silence. Her breath formed a white plume in the air, She felt warm for her heart throbbed with excitement and … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ Contest entry- Sarika Dsouza (Dreams)

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Lingam Aishwarya (Live or Leave)

We used to enjoy our evenings at the beach.Those tides used to symbolize the ups and downs of life but we never understood the inner meaning behind it.The green leaves used to fall off the trees which symbolized that we are just a guest on this world, but not the host to live permanently. Sand … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Lingam Aishwarya (Live or Leave)

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Christina Karthaka (Once More)

Where shall I start from, everything's out of my control but my heart knows it all. Suddenly one day you kinda look at me and you think yeah she's cute. Cute is my expression when I really like them. A girl's mind takes a moment to understand others mind or character or situation but a … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Christina Karthaka (Once More)