Situation

He noted the situation had become grim. He was asked to choose one door, which would determine his future. He did not know what lay behind the doors, but was asked to make a guess.  His eyes darted towards the bright colours on the right, and he was inclined to choose yellow …. Till he …

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Purity

A funny thing happened on the way to the laundry today. The colors from the threads I don, slipped out of my grip and started flowing through the streets.  I tried to catch a few, but they looked unfamiliar.  Red was not a pure color anymore. It got contaminated with my emotional states - anger, excitement, …

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Lockdown

“Nights and days are not very different since the lockdown happened. Shops supplying essential items open for four hours in the morning. Then, it is as bleak as you are seeing it now,” the cabbie was acting as a tourist guide,“BTW, Sir, what brings you to this place in these times? You will be quarantined …

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Bastard Hall

I hear the term ‘bastardization of business channels” in corporate corridors and smile inwardly. People talking about it are responsible for bastardising talent or capability based systems in a way, that talent does not recognise itself. I guess the culture is getting at me, and simultaneously getting under my skin. It takes me more than …

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It seems like eternity

imprints of past lives on dirty, stained walls leading to exit doors the journey seems  like eternity If I wash myself clean will they not see the stains and believe I’ve changed the journey seems  like eternity will conditioned mindsets  return egged on by sunlight the journey seems  like eternity https://sundayphotofiction.com/2020/04/12/sunday-photo-fiction-apr-5-2020-2/

Stubs of a soul

“For how long do you think my old stubby fingers can hold up the cause? World peace is not sustainable. Earlier, people fought for patches of land. Then, wars were fought on sea and air. Now control strategies have got into the lungs of people. It cannot be eliminated, as long as the downfall of …

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A childhood that saw joy

The play school, children stepping out of fancy cars in designer clothes flanked by nannies and security guards, laughing hysterically, smiling and waving at cameras was what Alex saw every day. It was the view from where he lived, but he was not allowed to step out on the other side. One fine morning, a …

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Layers

a part of the whole a whole divided in parts I deny connectedness by letting smoke envelope my existence, letting it define my incompleteness, creating illusions of wholeness.   masks I wear conceal vulnerability while labelling certain parts of my animal self attributing it to another species masks let me live in peace with my …

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