There was a kid. 13 years old I think. his school was four streets away from his house. not more than 5 minutes of walking. If he started walking at 7…
I am in the middle of a storm. It’s a big one. The whole neighborhood was evacuated last night. The government thinks that the storm might demolish the…
I am driving to Munnar. It’s been two hours and I haven’t uttered a single word. I feel like all the eyes are carefully observing me. It’s my turn to…
It’s 3 am and I am reading a piece by a Pakistani-born American writer. She has become my favorite writer nowadays. I don't know how to explain, but her…
I have always wanted to go to Iceland. I remember it was fifth or sixth grade, and our teacher asked everyone where would we wanna go for the vacation…
I find myself packing bags in the middle of the night. I don’t know where I am going, but just the thought that I can go anywhere gives me some sort of…
I rarely take a bus to any place. It’s exhausting, it’s not safe and it makes me feel uncomfortable. I have earned enough to not go through that…
The year was 2046. I still remember that day very clearly. I woke up very late. Or was I awake the whole night, I couldn’t remember. It was one of those…
I have woken up in the middle of a forest. I don’t know how I reached here. There is no way out. I have been walking aimlessly for the past hour. Or has…
“Sir, coffee or tea?”, the air hostess asks me one more time. My half-asleep eyes open up slightly to say no. It’s a kind of ‘no’ which indicates that…
I don't speak much. There are days that go by when I don't utter a single word from my mouth. Like on those days my lips meet each other only to check…
Sometimes staying inside the box might be the best thing one can do. There is no need to go outside the box. Everyone is outside the box. It's a whole…