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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 23

i love thee freely, as men strive for right; i love thee purely, as they turn from praise. i love thee with a passion put to use in my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith ~~~ elizabeth barrett browning, how do i love thee ~~~ how he wanted to pick her up in his arms, hold her against him, feel her body, her breath, gather her to himself and never let go. he wanted to put her on that…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 24

INDEX   khushi sat in front of devi maiyya, her heart was restless, an unstoppable refrain of unsettling thoughts in it, a strange disquiet. some of it to do with shyam ji and suddenly seeing him here. why did he want his car painted black? but really it was something she had felt she’d heard or sensed in arnav ji’s voice that kept touching nerve ends. plucking at them. resonating. “i’ll come…” that’s all he had said. did he say…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 19

arshi fanfic Hamesha A heartbeat away Chapter 19

INDEX Chapter 19 Khushi Kumari Gupta stared at her reflection and frowned. She was wearing a pale yellow chiffon saree with embroidered orange roses all along the edges. What was the point of flowers if they couldn’t be seen! She had unsuccessfully been trying to pin up her aanchal so that the flowers showed. With an exasperated sigh she looked at the reflection of Arnav Singh Raizada. He was wearing a navy blue and white horizontal stripped v-neck sweater. Actually,…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 22

and i, infinitesimal being, drunk with the great starry void, likeness, image of mystery, felt myself a pure part of the abyss, i wheeled with the stars, my heart broke loose on a wind. ~~~ pablo neruda, poetry ~~~ she stood by the dark still pool. no breeze in the air tonight, ripples didn’t chase each other across the surface.   yet a storm rose in her, tossing her sense of peace, lashing into her; and in its violent whirling…

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Arshi OS/SS : Short and sweet

cloudburst

arshi rain os cloudburst

why did it hurt so much? why did it always hurt to see her eyes grow hazy with tears, her breathing pattern change? why could he feel every rhythm of hers? she was no one to him… no one. just a girl who was crazy, who didn't belong to his world, who had accidentally bumped into him one evening and ever since then… ever since then what? he asked himself. “why can't i stop thinking about you?” he closed his…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 6

sing, goddess, of the rage of peleus’s son achilles,
 the accursed rage that brought great suffering to the achaeans. 
~~~ homer, the illiad~~~

 she tried to speak, but the fistful of chana in her mouth was an impediment hard to negotiate. she chomped on it furiously, glaring at him all the while. “what are you doing here?” he spat out. she wanted to answer but… the chana was too dry and his impatience seething. “what… what…” he gritted his teeth,…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 23

INDEX   he held her close to him, his arms tight around her. he wanted her there, just like that for a while. everything was spiraling into chaos within. he had to tell di… it would shatter her. again. this world never stopped being cruel… nothing good ever lasted. he’d give anything to see di happy. anything. but how could he turn a cheat into a faithful loving husband. husband. pati. some even said pati dev… god. he flinched at…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 7

INDEX   he frowned at the laptop screen. back of his mind a tick. somehow his concentration was not there one hundred. he pursed his lips and went back to the work at hand. coffee, he needed a cup of hot black coffee, fairly bitter. always worked. he reached for the phone. “asr,” lavanya stood at his door, pouting. she was looking good as usual, he liked that. at no time of day, evening, or night was la to be…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 18

arshi ff hamesha a heartbeat away chapter 18

INDEX Chapter 18 Arnav Singh Raizada made another valiant attempt at concentrating on the newspaper open in front of him. Di had decided that breakfast at the poolside was the plan for the morning and for the last half hour he had been trying to ignore the constant excited conversations around him. He would have smoothly ignored it all, but a certain Khushi Kumari Gupta’s name kept popping into di’s, NK’s and sometimes even Akash’s sentences. And with that name in…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 4

INDEX Chapter 4 Khushi Kumari Gupta blinked as she placed a tiny golden stone bindi between her lovely arched eyebrows. She looked at her reflection in the mirror. A thin fair girl in a pink and golden exquisite crepe saree stared back at her. Her hair was left open and cascaded in alluring waves around  her shoulders. A pair of intricately designed kundan earrings dangled from her ears. She was ready to meet Arnav Singh Raizada. The doorbell rang and…

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