The Circus: Part III

The screech pierced in Kapil’s ears, making him cover them with his hands. The train dawdled to a start and pushed itself forward on the tracks, fading the horn. Kapil looked around in the compartment he chose to hide in, there was nothing to cover his wound except a torn cloth. He dusted the dirt…

The Circus: Part II

As the horns bellowed in his ear, he was pushed ahead by the Ringmaster. It was time for his act. Gathering all the energy around him in one long inhale, Kapil started sprinting towards the tall ladder which was situated in the middle of the arena of a shouting audience. As he glanced up after…

The Circus: Part I

A distant cheer is heard. And following it were roars of people from all sides. The lights above brightened in waves around his eyes. Trying to take in the picture in front of him, he slowly let a smile ornament his face. The cheers grew louder as he stepped up, ready to amaze the crowd…

Shun UV out of your life.

They burned the bridge and asked why I don’t visit anymore. There are times like these when I’m staring at the night sky, listening to crickets and envying their simple, dull life. This rant comes after the incidents around made me rethink the fake people in my life. Three years is not a short time….

The Mysterious Case of the Perfect Roti

This is the story of how I made a perfect Rotiā€¦ and still screwed up. A very familiar looking relative comes to visit our house one day. I say familiar but I have no clue who she is. She doesn’t even look Indian. It’s kind of suspicious. And obviously my Mum started giving her the…