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Tag: untold stories

Woman at a bar

Woman At The Bar

She sat perched delicately at the bar counter on a high stool. Her drape dress was lifelessly hanging like a noose on the ground below. She was with a man. He looked…

A woman in distress

Sakina’s Secret

Watching Sakina get onto the train, was a big relief for her father. At home were two more unmarried daughters. His fertile young wife could never bear him a son, he so…

Change Is Pain But A Huge Gain

Change Is Pain But A Huge Gain

Letting go of toxic people is an exercise of self-control, discipline, and constant reminders to self. We unfortunately and unknowingly constantly recycle people, continually carrying on the toxic cycle. We recycle people…

An old man looking out the window

Old Is Not Always Gold

Have you seen defeat in the eyes of the old? I have seen acceptance of exclusion as a way of life among older people. As I looked deeper, I found wisdom, lost…

A girl in darkness

Just Love What You Hate

It was in the school playground that Marian realised, she sucked at sports. She could never win any race. The games teacher dissed her, called her a snail, a tortoise, and pushed…

Picture depicting the plight of two happy little girls

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The shrill cry of the new born girl was a moment of celebration for the entire community. Everyone rejoiced this moment, except the mother. The mother lay still knowing very well what…

“का” की मोहब्बत – A Poem by “kyakarogeyjaankar”

कुछ प्रेम कहानियां बहुत ही अलग होती हैं। जैसे की हमने हीर और रांझा , रोमियो और जूलिएट आदि के किस्से ज़रूर सुने होंगे — अब “का” की मोहब्बत की भी जाने। ❧ एक…

Teen Choto Chamooch (Migrant Stories #1)

This is the first article in a series about the untold stories of displaced immigrants & migrants. Sobha Das was waiting for days and nights for his return. After the storm broke…