City Of One

I left work late but determined to use the remaining hours. The back of the cab was silent. I got to my to-call list, hitting deadends. I paused for those rare seconds in a Mumbai day when one thinks of absolutely nothing. Then I realised I was flying. Riding flyovers used to feel like flying when I used to actually

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Chain Story: The Morning After

I started this as a Tiny Tale. But Anish Vyavahare added a chapter to it  making it a collaborative effort and a bigger story. That got up featured on Protagonize’s editor’s weekly picks. I’ve just added the third chapter. You can read just my two pieces independently or read the three-in-collaboration here. Comments awaited! —————————————————– His eyes open and he

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Urban Loneliness

The Scream – E.Munch A sense of rootlessness assails me Here I am, two and a half decades old…and feeling every minute of it Living charades every day Juggling roles and discarding masks for newer ones Doing everything right, hoping there’ll be an answer at the end. Running, running, constantly running To keep up with this carnival I’m a part

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