Till death do us part. What if we part while alive? I smirk at the displays of friendship; They go far away, and we go out of their minds. A new place gives new faces, with old ones cast away. Every prompt to communicate an affront to our dignity? Even through all this, they'll end … Continue reading Friendship
Those who read manga would be familiar with the immersive feeling one experiences when reading something that truly touches them. This is especially true of the slice-of-life genre which contains little tidbits of relatability yet a unique story just the same. Doukyonin wa hiza, tokidoki, atama no ue (English: My Housemate is Sometimes on My … Continue reading Manga Review — Doukyonin wa hiza, tokidoki, atama no ue
Author's note: This short story is based on something all working people have definitely experienced at some point: the frantic rush to reach home at night. I've referenced a lot of local landmarks so I hope it does not become incomprehensible to people not living in Howrah and Kolkata. Hope you'll like it. "I'll be … Continue reading Making It Home — A Small Urban Adventure
Author's note: This piece was written while I was extremely angry and is well and truly just a means to vent it all out. I also thought it to be a great moment to try writing something more macabre and gory. However, I wouldn't want you to like it it this time, because it is … Continue reading Revenge
A few years ago, I was searching for people with the same name as mine on Facebook. I have a fairly uncommon name, so I was curious about who else shared this name. I found my namesake much earlier than expected. What was more surprising was the fact that this person happened to be a … Continue reading Are We Hoarding People?
I thought we were friends Our bonds bearing a life’s strength. Many a pleasant moment we had shared In worlds real and virtual; Leaving me with an invitation to know you more. But alas! With the passage of time, The tree of friendship seems to wither daily With sole initiative in my hands. Those animated … Continue reading I Thought We Were Friends
A call to the ill, the poor and those Left out in life's rat race! Lend me your ears: I've come with a solution To your troubles! I'll take you to utopia: A world sans hierarchy. And punish those better off; If only you'd hand me the power, I'll bring everyone on level ground! I'm … Continue reading Manifesto