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July 6, 2015

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by my side…

arshi os By My Side

his eyes opened in the middle of the night. he’d been fast asleep after a long tiring day. sleep still clung to his eyes and his vision was not quite clear, focused. he realised he wasn’t lying on his back as was his wont.
 instead he slept on his right side, facing her. her face was half covered by the light blanket she’d snuggled into. she was curled up in it, comfortable, lost to the world, a calm all around…

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Fulfilling Dreams – A Short Story

fulfilling dreams a short story

The hoot of the train blew so hard that it startled Sapna. “Why does it have to blow so loud?” she wondered. It was just minutes before the train would start and Sapna was ready to take the journey, her first ever by train. Sapna, all of 21, had a pampered protected life. She belonged to a well-to-do family and was an only child.  Every year they would visit places around the world. All her relatives lived in metros, so…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 20

INDEX everything is more beautiful because we are doomed. you will never be lovelier than you are now. we will never be here again. ~~~ homer, the illiad ~~~   the suv shuddered violently as it hit a pothole. asr continued to stare ahead, his foot pressed hard on the accelerator. they raced down the narrow path as evening descended. it was a kutcha road, not paved with asphalt. that year’s monsoon had been hard on the surface and left…

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not cut out for love: chapter 1

INDEX aman was in a fix. a young, pleasant looking man in his early thirties, though he was a few years older than the twenty seven year old man he worked for, aman had the highest regard for his boss. asr was ruthless and arrogant perhaps but he was also sharp as a tack, completely fearless, imaginative and inventive by nature, with a formidable nose for business. and somehow it felt exciting to be around him. aman wouldn’t dream of…

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