The Midday Adventures of Zac and Jaz

“Psst… Zac!” Receiving the signal from his sibling, the toddler rolled towards the mysterious chest, which was fixed on the west wall of the oblong room in the form of a cupboard. The bubble around his head had started to slightly suffocate him but he knew better than to rip it off. Jaz, his sister…

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X ways to find this Y tips to get that Z things you need and want! This is where I dwell, Where everyone Wants, wants, and needs. I am no different either. Have I ever claimed otherwise? X ways to be happy Y tips to find contentment Z rules to lead a life of glory…

Her and the Cat

Characters LADY 1: A middle-aged woman with graying hair. She is corpulent and looks tired. She used to be a looker in her younger days. You could tell that by her twinkling, honey colored eyes. She is the wife of a decent and wealthy man. Yet, she never stops complaining. LADY 2: An elderly widow…

The Secret Passageway

Jahandad Balkhi was wise beyond the few years of his existence in this temporary world. He was blessed with an element of mystique, which his disciples linked with his spiritual history. He belonged to a family of Sufis. If rumours were to be believed, Jahandad was 100 years old in reality, out of which only…

Patient # 102

Image Source I was walking. It was a huge crowd — lots and lots of people. Most of them were adults — people in their 30’s and 40’s, you know. There were a few children as well — hopping along the crowd. They were too few, though, but it did not matter. Children only matter if they are going to grow…

The Shark’s Den  

Once upon a time, sharks flew across the sky and what a sight it was! Hue — the painter produced the finest painting of his life while Click — the photographer captured an inspiring shot. Bard — the poet crafted the most memorable couplet of his life. Finally, Cloe decided that something must be written on the beauty of this view…

When a Cat Calls

This happened a year ago. We were in the third month of our marriage and life was grand. I loved her to bits and surprisingly, she doted on me too. When I said surprisingly, it is not just my low self-esteem screaming for some kind of validation but an undeniable truth. The thing is my…

As the Pink turned White

   The other day he was telling me that I could count on him.  What a liar! I have seen death. I know you can't rely on mortals. No matter how nicely the fabric of their intentions is stitched, there comes a time when it is ripped off. Sometimes, it fades too, that is, before…