Author: Abhipsa (aka Mitasha)

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  There is hardly any person in this world who has not wished, at least once, to have been dead. But there are a very few people who actually dare to die. They say suicide is for cowards, but ironically it takes a lot of guts to venture into committing suicide. And I am one…

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Not every hero is a great man; not every soldier is a brave one; and not every man who smiles is happy. And all of these rather philosophical statements, though the stating of which might perhaps seem quite uncommon for a man of my disposition, were extremely relevant to me. The wedding reception was going…

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Friendship is one of the best gifts in life. As the cliched lines say, “Friends are family whom you choose”, every one of us should cherish our friendships. What can after all be compared to the awesome adventures, naughtiness and of course, memories that we share with our close friends?   After the twelfth exams…

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Perfect love comes with perfect Valentines’ Day destinations.   Just married! How everything, even the bulldog like face of the lawyer, and two or three curs plodding the streets audaciously, looked nice and beautiful. But, to top this new-found, peculiar beauty that he was experiencing all of a sudden, was the lovely face of his…

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This story is based on the time of some forty years ago. This is a story a boy finds in his uncle’s diary one day. The story speaks of why his uncle, who has been dead for many years now, remained unmarried, an unknown and untold secret in his family.    Varsha had been lost…

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Tiredness hung over her like cobwebs. The whole of her body ached, ached like hell, and the bruises all over her arms screamed with pain to remind her of those filthy days of the recent past. Unaware that the mild May sun was actually scorching to her, and the lapping salt water was burning those…

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nostalgia
Jan 24

NOSTALGIA

  Ever wished to get back into your childhood days? Of course you have, and several times too. It’s common with everybody, but is actually not possible. But what if, all of a sudden, it becomes possible? Won’t life suddenly become great, and all other mundane worries forgotten?   Have you ever wondered how a…

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Had it been some other time and some other night, he might have been able to sleep. But the small Irish town that he lived in was currently agog with a lot of excited gossip about rather grotesque happenings, in the last few days. And as the town’s only doctor, today had been the worst…

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Good thoughts have power to transform all that is ugly and drab to things that are not so depressing. With a little dash of imagination and cultivating a sense of humour in you, you have the strength to metamorphose situations to your favour.   The coffee was hot and her mood cool. It was the…

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We pour our feeling into the pages of our diary, each day and each hour, creating new stories – our stories. But how often have we wondered about the story of  a diary? Never, right? So, this story speaks about the story of  a diary, or rather diaries.   Dear Diary, My life is going…