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  • The Other Writer

    A gust of wind rattled the panes of the window to his left. A fork of lightning appeared across the sky, closely followed by an intense clap of thunder.

  • SPELLBOUND

    “Conscientious,” came the announcement, amidst a little feedback and hush-hush from the audience.

  • An Incomplete Love Story

    The lotus bloomed slowly.

  • LOST IN A LABYRINTH

    The waves hit the shore as the breeze carried the spray onto my face. The sound of the waves breaking, and the rustling of the leaves caressed my ears.

  • ALIVE

    You're alive, Your eyes are walking with you

  • Poison

    A vial, Concoction of crimson, lilac, sickly green.

  • UNREQUITED

    Side by side on a rooftop, Just two kids baring our souls.

  • Transparent Words

    As I stood in front of the derelict building, all I could think of was how much this place had changed since last year.

  • Wait of the Furious

    The turbocharged Vista braked in front of the beggar. The Lambo doors swooshed up to reveal a sando genji bulging over a pair of baggy jeans.

  • Time is of the Essence

    Manchester just called, Says there was an attack, I console her

  • One step closer

    The framed pictures hung from the wall, filled with smiles – all of the faces captured the mark of happiness.

  • The Secret Garden

    My little garden talks to me, About his green grasses and yellow daffodils.

  • Write Me a Letter

    Scented parchment and quills

  • TRAVELER

    In this new dawn

  • CHASE

    They were chasing us like bullets shot from a gun. My horse, Cleferica and I galloped on as I clutched onto her smooth, pearly white

  • An epitaph of winter

    The ghost of autumn

  • It's nothing really

    “Could you please stop staring at me?”

  • Panacea

    In a land born at the cost of lives,

  • MY KIND

    I lay awake with blood-shot eyes

  • GREENTEXT

    We've been friends for a long time and when I went to her house last night to borrow her chemistry notes so I could copy them, I won't say I didn't foresee what was about to happen.

  • SHINGARA

    It was drizzling outside. A distant brontide playing rhythmically to my favourite 'Iron and Wine' in my room.

  • The Interview

    Baba has one of those loud, bellowing voices that can move an entire house.

  • Her Legacy

    The old widow left behind a myriad of legacy,

  • Melancholic Catastrophe

    Last night when I was dreaming of how it used to be

  • Warrior Princess

    Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom and war. There was a girl by the same name and she was very similar to her namesake.

  • An Escape To Infinity

    It was twenty-five minutes past midnight but I could wait no longer. Maisha, my younger sister, was fast asleep beside me.

  • Coloured Edges

    There was too much colour in you, I think. And even though I have never been fond of paintings, you were the kind of picture I wish I had created myself.

  • SUPERSTAR

    The managing editor's real name is Vikram and there are rumours that the corpse of the last person to have addressed him by it was found in a canal.

  • Maybe or, Maybe Not

    Mysterious secrets, Each of them turned 20

  • An Unprecedented Consciousness

    They lived in their dreams.

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