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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 34

i am bewildered by the magnificence of your beauty and wish to see you with a hundred eyes my heart has burned with passion and has searched forever for this wondrous beauty that I now behold ~~~ rumi, looking for your face ~~~   why did the oil look so dazzling? khushi frowned slightly. then the tear dropped from her eye and her vision cleared. “no, it is not dazzling, it was just my tear,” khushi thought blankly and held…

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Now Brewing

not cut out for love: chapter 6

INDEX   khushi was staring at the computer in front of her wondering how to tell her boss, that sweet and kind akash ji, that she had no idea how to use these machines. haan, give her a kadai and a ladle and some oil and a bit of sugar, flour, besan, yogurt and she could create magic. but this funny thing with a screen… and if there has to be a screen it ought to show you screen things,…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 19

INDEX   khushi smiled widely as nani ji and anjali ji met them at the door, welcoming payal, akash and herself in. payal was looking very pretty in a pink salwar kurta that had a sprinkling of paani mukaish on it, she had tried to tie her hair in her usual fairly severe plait, but khushi had insisted she leave it open and just let it hang straight down past her shoulders in a thick dark swathe. she had also…

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Arshi OS/SS : Short and sweet

a fairytale romance

iss pyaar ko kya naam doon? was the best romance ever and i was writing a story based on my favourite girl and boy for a dear friend’s birthday. as i wrote, the tale that wanted to be told came happily traipsing out. i hope you enjoy it. i’d like to thank my friend katelyn for the lovely texture i have used for my banner up there. “oh is it 4.35?” said the candle stand, “then it must be time…

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Arshi OS/SS : Short and sweet

The Dilemma – A short story – Chapter 1

Chapter 1 ‘Arnavji, you are over reacting.’ exclaimed Khushi. ‘Over reacting? Yeah, right. If that is what you feel, so be it. ‘ declared Arnav. ‘Hushhh. Talk softly. We are in the hospital. And stop pacing up and down the waiting room. It is making me dizzy.’ said Khushi and sat down in the chair. Hearing that, Arnav immediately softened. ‘Dizzy? You ok, Khushi? Let me get you some water.’ ‘No, I am fine. It is just that’ I don’t…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 10

INDEX   the train was about to pull away from the platform, the coolie ran in front of her with her huge suitcases, both precariously balanced on his head. as he ran, he kept looking back and calling out  desperately, “jaldi kariye, train miss ho jayga!” (hurry up, you’ll miss the train!) khushi trudged behind him, on slow leaden feet. she didn’t want to go. why did she have to leave? why couldn’t she stay in delhi? and why did…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 7

INDEX omoraboti, my friend farha has made that evocative banner.     whenever i hear old chronicles of love, its age old pain, its ancient tale of being apart or together as i stare on and on into the past, in the end you emerge clad in the light of a pole star, piercing the darkness of time. ~~~ rabindranath tagore, unending love ~~~   “do you know, arnav, there are so many things i want to tell you. all…

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