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Matthew Mckinsey was eagerly waiting for his death.He was neither a convict nor terminally ill

Matthew Mckinsey was eagerly waiting for his death. He was neither a convict on a death row nor a terminally ill patient yet he was awaiting death. Well anyway, convicts and patients do not await death rather death await them. Matthew Mckinsey had…

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Originally posted on L.E.R.T: Freddie Mercury sipped his Ricker bourbon. The black sun’s purplish halo cast eerie obscurities all over the empty space. He set his spaceship, The Astro-logger, to a crawl using the ‘explore mode’ auto-pilot feature.…

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Dear Aisha, I know saying sorry is not enough. Yet, I would like to say sorry and mean it too. I know you hate me. I would have hated myself too, if I had been in your position, but believe me my intentions were not to hurt you. I was young and naive. I…

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Why are women judged for not using husband's surname post marriage?

For the fifth day of Bar-A-Thon I have decided not to write another short story but an anecdote from my experience. This was a recent incident, where I encountered a sexist Lord of the files in the form of a passport officer, while applying for my minor…

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Jahanara ran her fingers through Rumi’s clothes. It was more than two months that she had not heard anything from him. She had expected that he would return soon after independence however it was almost two weeks since independence and yet no news of him.…

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Bosphorous- Skywatch Friday
" See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me And no one knows, how far it goes If the wind in my sail on the sea stays behind me One day I'll know, if I go there's just no telling how far I'll go " ---Auli'i Cravalho, From the movie Moana This sh...

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‘Why can’t we take the flight instead of ship to go to Andaman?’ asked Trina. ‘Because I want to follow the path of my grandfather’ replied her mom. ‘Your grandfather was sent on a prisoner’s ship but this is a luxury cruise’ said Trina. ‘Yes but the path…

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My Coconut Tree- #ThursdayTreeLove- 14
In our native home we have three  coconut tress planted in our front yard. The trees are usually full of coconuts, however there is nobody in the house to pluck them and savor. My mom-in-law often cribs that the fruits just fall on their own, often causing ...

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#ThursdayTreeLove- 14
In our native home we have three  coconut tress planted in our front yard. The trees are usually full of coconuts, however there is nobody in the house to pluck them and savor. My mom-in-law often cribs that the fruits just fall on their own, often causing ...

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Jack Daniels whiskey and few cubes of ice, turns Rakesh into a completely different man. Being a frequent business traveler, he enjoys the complimentary whiskey served, at the airport’s business class lounge, on each of his trips abroad.  During most of…
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