The Dreamer

The Dreamer

It was the season of sales. The august establishment of Walpurgis and Nettlepink had lowered its prices for an entire week as a concession to trade observances, much as an Arch-duchess might protestingly contract an attack of influenza for the unsatisfactory reason that influenza was locally prevalent. Adela Chemping, who considered herself in some measure

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The XY-factor

The XY-factor

A woman hanged herself few days ago in my neighborhood. She was a nice lady. She lived with her husband and her in-laws. They were good people too. We never heard shouts coming out of that home. They day they found her body, her parents came. I saw them crying like crazy. That was the

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The Greedy Dog

The Greedy Dog

Once there lived a dog. He was very greedy. There were many times that he had to pay for his greed. Each time the dog promised himself, “I have learnt my lesson. Now I will never be greedy again.” But he soon forgot his promises and was as greedy as ever.  One afternoon, the dog

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The Open Window

The Open Window

“My aunt will be down presently, Mr. Nuttel,” said a very self-possessed young lady of fifteen; “in the meantime you must try and put up with me.” Framton Nuttel endeavored to say the correct something which should duly flatter the niece of the moment without unduly discounting the aunt that was to come. Privately he

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ACCEPTANCE

ACCEPTANCE

Relations since birth are god gifted. They are natural. Our love for parents, for our family is natural. But our relation started just now. It will take time to understand each other,to accept each other. Will you…? You never accept me as I am. You want some modifications in me. But is it the love??

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The Bloody Mary Ritual

The Bloody Mary Ritual

We were having a sleepover at my house that Saturday night.  Me and my four best friends; Alex, Bianca, Sabrina, and Lacey.   We made cookies and watched movies and did our hair and makeup.  By midnight, we’d run out of planned activities.  It was time to improvise. “Let’s try that Bloody Mary thing,” Lacey suggested. Alex, who was sitting

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