“This is Shiso. You see the sprouts in the sapling? These can be used as garnish, along with the leaves. The flower buds, when pickled,
Author: Deepa Vishal
The Burning Spirit
Arjun could smell the fumes from the turning point of the lane, even though the house was situated almost at the end. The top floor
Seeking The Goddess
Soumya stood beside the rock and thought about the strange dream. She had spent hours trying to decipher its meaning. In the dream, she had
The Road Less Travelled
(The narrative includes verses from the poem The Road Not Taken written by Robert Frost.) ‘Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry, I
The Flight To Freedom
The door opened and she stepped out – barely recognizable in her new avatar. Checking that there was no one around, she eagerly stepped in
An Evening To Remember
Rhea looked at the mirror, giving herself one final inspective look before heading out for dinner. Her reflection beamed back a satisfied nod. Her black
An Extraordinary Day In An Ordinary Guy’s Life
Dear Diary, I am glad that this day is over. The morning itself started on a wrong note. I woke up to the dismal realization
The Solitude Of The Lone Wolf
Solitude, you have been a constant presence in my life. Even as a child, I remember feeling like the odd one out amidst a crowd.
When I Left Behind a Piece of My Heart
I step out of the house, reminding myself that the worst is over now. The farewell that I had been dreading has been dealt with.
The Bookstore And The Enchanted Realm
Logan stepped into the clearing. The ancient tree beckoned him. There was a strong aura of magic surrounding it. He laid his palm gently on
The Counseling Session
“Thank you for THAT!” Kalpana shouted. Her husband Ashish merely shrugged at the marriage counselor who was eyeing them apprehensively. “What difference does it make
The Gift of Normalcy
Standing at the ground, Kane thought about his days as a famous football player. People used to tattoo his name over their body, hold placards
A Timeline of Love
‘Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday to me!’ Meera sang to herself in a low voice as she sliced the choco-lava cake and took in
Memories of You
‘It was your first day in the college. Having heard horrible tales of seniors ragging newbies, you tried your best to lose yourself among the
When They Met Again!
Of all the people I had the misfortune to meet, I had to meet this one TWICE… Ravi thought, seething silently in irritation. All he
That does it! Today I am going to confront this fellow and set matters straight. Rhea promised herself for the umpteenth time since the day
Thus Began His Journey!
Dear Universe, when I asked you for guidance, I didn’t expect such a direct answer from you! – Sameer thought in silent amusement. Surely this