Tell me about Shubhra!

The other day I saw Kumar in the market. He was running after a woman. Dont laugh please! This is not what you think. I know both of them and they are in their sixties. Kumar retired from LIC some years ago. And the woman in question was Purabi. Both their families had known each […]

My Life, My Ambitions

It was once again the same day at the hostel, I got up at 7 pm and went straight to the common washroom. As always I had to wait for my chance to brush my teeth. The washbasin was at the centre of the bathroom, it had just 4 sinks, a long rectangular mirror in […]

My Story, My Ambition

When I was a child, my biggest ambition was to “lecture” in a hall, full of people! With gathering years, I discovered that I was free to dream of bigger things than that. But at the age of four, it was a challenge to control my face and put two words together! Then, there were […]

The Bus Stand

(A short story) One day I was walking down this lane, lined by trees and broad side walks. I saw a child sitting on a stone bench, near a bus stand. He was waiting for his father. His father used to stop the bus and hand the child in, to the conductor- almost like a […]

Teacher’s day

For me and for most of stammerers I think finding a teacher who understands us is difficult task. I remember my account teacher, whenever she used to call my roll number. I always took some time to respond due to stammering and thinking ” should I say Present or Yes “, saying present was always […]

Another Diversity…

Left is Right! By Amit Singh Kushwaha “Yes, I am left-handed!”. My unconscious mind prefers to do any work with the left hand. Sometimes, people wonder when I write or sign with my left hand. I recall in my childhood; grandmother taught me to eat with the right hand. At that time, I realized, there […]

A Mythical Bird – 1

(A fiction based on the life of a lady doctor- Dr Arundhati, who joins a social work organization in the Himalayas and discovers that things are not what they appear to be… Ed.) Prologue : The End “ Angular mind – angular body. You cant even support me well !” She twisted her torso to […]

That Unkindly Stammer

The shivery utterance was all he had, the words would play hide and seek with his mouth, the excitement to deliver his ideas would be blocked by that unkindly stammer, as if he was banged by a hammer, no, he isn’t a handicapped, neither he is a loser, he is just a bit more edgy […]

A life will be left behind!

A life will be left behind! The house you called your home for long, the people whom you made your own. The words you sang to share your heart, a few of them were once your part. They all will go, forgotten to mind A life will be left behind… Some you’ll forget and some […]

कोरोना

                  – कोरोना –                  असहाय पड़ी मानव की कृति,                     रुका पड़ा सब काम है।                    कोरोना के चक्कर में देखो   […]

Tim Sebastian

Life in The Limbo It was a hot day in May. A magical afternoon. Air shimmered, leaves floated in the air eddies as the sun beat down on the dusty streets of my village. I was free like a dog: a dog with no mistress and no chain. I sniffed. I snuffled. My nose turned […]

लॉक डाउन : तीन अति लघु कथाएं

इंतज़ार  वह थाली पीट रही थी | लगातार अपने थरथराते हाथों से…  पिछले कई दिनों से वह थाली पीट रही है | पडोसी भी सिर्फ मुस्कुराते हैं और अंदर चले जाते हैं | उसने बेटे की खाकी वर्दी धोकर, तह लगा कर तैयार रखी थी – ताकि वह जब कपड़े बदलने आये तो उसे देर […]

विकलांग नहीं हूं मैं …

आज 3 दिसम्बर विश्व विकलांग दिवस के अवसर पर विकलांगजनों की तरफ से मेरे द्वारा लिखी गई एक कविता – विकलांग नहीं हूं मैं … कहने को विकलांग हूं मैं सबकी नजरों में बेचारा और असहाय! किसी ने पूर्व जन्म का पाप बताया तो किसी ने प्रकृति को दोषी बनाया! मेरी बुद्धि को दूसरों से […]