There’s a dead friend in my closet that no one ever liked. I know they are still there. But, I ignore it until someone brings them up again. I evade the question as if I did not understand them. As if their bones did not crumble when I touched them. As if I did not take their soul when I told them. Guilt falls over … Continue reading The Dead Won’t Leave
I hurried through one corridor after another. Looking for a stairway. “It would be fun to be lost, as other people were ” I thought! I knew of course, that I could not be, even for a moment. But I was still having trouble finding a stairway that would take me up. “Perhaps I would never find one, and I would have to wander for days. … Continue reading A Dream
It was a bright day in April, the clocks were striking noon. The dark figure swiftly made his way through the narrow alley in an effort to escape the summer wind. Slipping through the wooden doors of an old dilapidated mansion behind, he entered along with a swirl of gritty dust. The mansion hallway smelled of a ragged mat. At one end of it a coloured … Continue reading The Man In A Portrait
Sometimes it’s better to leave the pages of history blank. Some excerpts are better off unwritten. Better off as an “unwritten diary”. Continue reading The Unwritten Diary
India boasts of an extraordinaire economic history, where anything you explain about the country, the opposite also stands true. Continue reading How do you explain India?
“Is Lady Irwin here?” asked Rahul, panting heavily as he knocked on the door of Mr and Mrs Irwin. “The Lady will be downstairs in a minute” replied a sturdy looking man with a dark moustache and a heavy accent. “He must be in his late 40s, probably a military veteran” thought Rahul as he endeavoured to say the correct something to entertain this man … Continue reading The Lady