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The Wankenstein Residency

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders and violence. Reader discretion is advised. Mrs. Amy Wankenstein woke up one day finding herself alone in her bedroom. Mr. Adam Wankenstein wasn’t home that night. He had gone… Continue Reading →

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Never there lived a man

Never there lived a man  With a name that rhymed with ‘The Man’ He was the ruler of all land Of all trees and all sparrows that lived within; Of all ocean and whales and fish and reefs; He was… Continue Reading →

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The Rise Of Sneaker Culture

While the on-court action is the heart of the game, the ‘sole’ belongs to the sneaker culture that has been a part of the sport’s fabric since 1917, when Converse released their All-Star basketball shoe. Chuck Taylor would help launch… Continue Reading →

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The Vindication of Modern Feminism

The internet has taught me how to potentially kill a man. Not in a How To Get Away With Murder or Gone Girl-ish way but in a what if you get assaulted while walking back home and need to majorly… Continue Reading →

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The Outsiders

Imagine if you were to fall, fall apart at the seams, be another brick on the wall, and give up on your dreams. Blindly going along, you’d be gasping for air, battling what’s right and wrong, thinking life’s not fair…. Continue Reading →

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The Battle by the Cherry Blossoms

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders and violence. Reader discretion is advised. I have to find him. He couldn’t have gone that far, could he? Saya thought to herself as she searched for Chihaya. Of… Continue Reading →

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Let’s talk about love

“I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” ― Brené Brown. I was sitting in the most boring math class ever, almost on the verge of… Continue Reading →

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The Dead Poet That Lived

“Neil Perry! You’re up next!” a voice said. All the hustle and bustle of the theatre atmosphere made it hard for him to know who it was. Although this was his thirty-sixth play, Neil was nervous like it was his… Continue Reading →

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Tattoos and ties

I was watching yet another exciting season of Mirzapur with my friends when my grandfather said the most typical thing, “How do you guys watch these web series loaded with action and abuse? Our time had the best movies which… Continue Reading →

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An Alternate Ending – The Bell Jar

The city was covered in snow as if a white blanket were placed on it. The fresh scent of vanilla pines made me want to bottle it up; something to remember the asylum by,  besides its people.   A Week:… Continue Reading →

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The Robber

On the day just before New Year’s Eve in a fairly small town happened something that none of the citizens ever imagined. A bank robbery, where the robber wanted to loot six thousand five hundred kronor, eventually turned into a… Continue Reading →

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The Maharaja’s Expenditure

On 8th October 2020, the Tata group won the bid for Air India for Rs.18000 crores, a far cry from the Rs.2.5 crores, at which it was sold to the Jawaharlal government. Ahh, forgive me, where are my missing manners?… Continue Reading →

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Well No, But Actually Yes

As Jesse yawned yet again for the 4th time in 3 minutes, he realized it was time to sleep. So he paused the “bill wurtz – history of the entire world, I guess” video on his laptop, and kept a… Continue Reading →

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About Failures from Failures

“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly”- John F Kennedy. My learnings from failures have been highly subjective at various points in my life. From me optimistically considering them as a stepping stone to being dejected and calling… Continue Reading →

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A War Within

Our fates intertwined through wedlock, Married life with a soldier, no cakewalk. Adorning the hats of both a mother and a father, Remember, we have now and always got each other.   Tales of your valour, the kids’ beloved story,… Continue Reading →

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The journey of a pen : The End

I’m trembling now in the hands of a writer, as a wave of nostalgia and memories, flows through my ink. I lay motionless in-between his fingers while he gazes out of the window, probably recollecting all the pages we journeyed… Continue Reading →

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Thalaivii – A Review

The Parliament scene that happened thirty-two years ago in March 1989 was the turning point of Tamil Nadu politics. The movie starts with this unforgettable assembly scene that turned the tables on upcoming politics in Tamil Nadu. Four-time National film… Continue Reading →

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Hustling in the Eye of the Pandemic

There’s no denying that the pandemic has taken a toll on our physical and mental health, as well as general productivity. This is especially true in the case of teenagers and young adults. According to a survey organized by UNICEF… Continue Reading →

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Nature’s “BLINK”

It was New Year’s Eve of 2019 and another seemingly ordinary year for me was coming to an end with a breathtaking view. The sun was presiding over the majestic hills of Nuwara Eliya, giving the stratus clouds a candy-like… Continue Reading →

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Time Marches On

From the beginning of everything, all I wished for, Was to be anything other than a phenomenon. All I wanted was to be alive and be missed, But I only have one path now, I march on.   Constant and… Continue Reading →

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