In standard four, when I first started going to school, I had morning school.
In our family, like in many other families, students were not permitted to sleep during the day, only exception was during fever or […]
by Evan Goodjohn
The silence is deafening. Itâ€™s so dark in here. I can’t see a thing. I donâ€™t know how I got here, or why Iâ€™m here. The last thing I remember is opening the door to my Ooh, my head hurts. […]
I always wanted to go back and relive all those wonderful memories and not remember the bad things only the good. I have nightmares about the bad. I remember only some of the good. I have a great life, well […]
â€śWho among you know the meaning of the proverb â€“Rome was not built in a dayâ€ť, teacher asked the class.
â€śSir, I have a questionâ€ť, a student who was sitting somewhere in the middle asked.
â€śWhat is your […]
by Michael Rafferty
The first time that Roberta had seen, or had even heard about the dark creature from the forest was in a series of photographs spread across her kitchen table in the old farmhouse. She and […]
â€śGentleman, you have taken my seatâ€ť.
A young man of around 25 raised his head. He was reading a book in the two tier compartment of the train, saw an old man in his 70s, holding the ticket and looking at him. The […]
He was the barber in our village named Rabindranagar.
Technically speaking Rabindranagar was not a village until one walked another one third of a kilometer towards the Behala Flying Club and crossed a […]
He asked the Charioteer Vasudeva to stop the chariot at one corner of the battlefield of Kurukshetra where he found a stream of water and a piece of land covered with long green grass. He freed the horses from the […]
We talk about Women Empowerment every year on the occasion of International Womenâ€™s Day but what is the true path to Empowerment? Itâ€™s the freedom to dream, the freedom to live and convert these dreams into a […]
â€¦..zoom in on the plasma kids jolting thru glitch/Central like neon lazers in evasion of DC Khan and his band of degen cyber-junkies. The frontman is Kirlani, electric eyes routing the coronal discharges of his […]
“Shhhâ€¦we’re going to see Nan.” Ever so quietly, little Sam reached up to the front door on his tip toes and undid the latch. There was a loud click as the door sprung open. He turned, put his finger to his lips […]
Sometimes I think back to that inglorious moment when he introduced himself.Â He was the presumptive Republican candidate, but he kept making idle threats to run as an Independent.
He was nothing more than a […]
Every evening, I return from my office like a tedious idler. The street where I live hails me by a haze of smoke, heat, and noise. The scent of turmeric, wafting from open windows, curls around my nostrils and […]
Piran a young Kurdish chap of 22 the only son of Afrin Nazir and Nora Nazir in search of a better earning came and settled in Cizre a Kurdish south eastern region of Turkey in 1986 a time when enmity between Turk […]