Family

A Strained Relationship: A Mother and a Daughter

A strained relationship is about to carry so many emotions together within it. The day was warm but she was particularly edgy. She had picked up the phone a few minutes ago yet the blood in her vessels rushed with the highest speed. Her serenity seemed lost in the woods of anxiety. She was in a dilemma. What was she…

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Love story via Facebook
Love

Facebook and A Love Story

A love story assisted with today’s technology- Facebook is a perfect example of why social media is not so bad, after all. A friend request seemed fascinating that day. She couldn’t recognize the person in the display picture but her pupils dilated at the very sight of the cover photo- kept staring at it, trying to unriddle what it meant.…

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Hunger and poverty
Poverty

The Unsatiated Hunger and a Hungry Soul

The rainwater poured on him as he tried to pick up left-over food and unused materials from the garbage dump. He held a black polythene bag over his shoulder and scoured for anything that seemed of a little importance to others. He was drenched and water tripped from his torn, ragged clothes and wore a mucky banyan. His bare shoulder…

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Fathers: An Understatred Lover
Family, Love

Fathers: The Saga of an Understated Love

Since time immemorial, we have always patronized the mother’s love so much that the fathers seem to be lurking in the shadows. Odes for the mother’s love, movies depicting the beauty and sacrifices of the mother’s love and everything that you can possibly use to crown a prize. And, they totally deserve it. In fact, I have a special bond…

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Rain Showers
Nature

Rain Showers and the Bliss of Petrichor

The term is as beautiful as the feeling! For those of you unfamiliar with “petrichor”, let me give you an insight. It is a pleasant smell accompanied when there is a rain shower after a period of warm and dry weather. That smell that reminds you of Earth. It is warm and comforting and one of my favorite reasons for…

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