Folkloring from the Apocalypse (By Yedu)

This is it, guys. Fin. The end. We all thought it would be because of nuclear war or climate change. Hell, we even expected the apocalypse to come in the form of murderous alien hordes. But apparently none of us got it right. The real danger was sitting right next to us, digging into their…

Dear blog (Vaibhavi’s Sesssion on epistolary writing)

Dear blog, Hope this finds you in the pink of your health. I write this after having attended Vaibhavi’s session on epistolary writing. That is the form of writing where the story is told in the form of letters or diary entries. Kind of like this letter I am writing to you right now. It…

Long Time No See (Anil)

Miss Kasa, I hope you are not too distressed to receive this letter, though I suspect you are. Point of fact, I hope you are. You must’ve thought we’d forgotten all about you. You must’ve believed that you could make a go of it, a new life in this icy beach town. I don’t blame…

The Gift of Maggie (By Anil)

It wasn’t a great tragedy that my birthday coincided with Diwali. The number of days where one could expect a present or a party was reduced from two to the one, true, but my parents made up for it. ‘Quantity over quality’ that is what they argued. ‘You will get the best birthday party (what…

The Redemption of Roger (By Arjun Shetty)

Roger had no skills, talents or truly admirable qualities. Roger had only one weakness. An unwavering hope that he would one day win the lottery. When Roger turned 21, Roger’s widowed and poor mother decided that she could no longer afford her son’s addiction to the lottery and lack of worthwhile ambitions. Roger’s mother decided…

Puff Piece (By Yedu)

There were baby rats peeking out of the homeless man’s rucksack. It was a wet January morning. The sun was barely up. Dew was barely forming. Clouds were barely visible. And yet, through all this obscurity in form, the very first thing to grace my vision in H fucking D were the wiggling pink colored…

Where is Ellen – Kartik Patiar

I opened my eyes with a startle and looked around the hut. It was immersed in an eerie darkness and that lone window on the east end of this dwelling brought in no moonlight – Of course it couldn’t, tonight was a no moon night. Tonight, was THE night. There were numerous times in the…