Call of the Wind

The folklore was that the call always came through the wind. The sound of the wind changed to a weird hissing when the call came, they said. Dr. Rudra was new in this village. Private hospitals offered him lucrative remuneration to join them however his father wanted him to serve a remote village for at … Continue reading Call of the Wind

War and Pieces

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. She started folding his clothes, and before folding, she smelt … Continue reading War and Pieces

Life of a Pie

Samiran came out of the doctor’s chamber into the street. It was getting dark. LED lights, one by one, started illuminating the various showrooms on the street. However, Samiran’s heart was engrossed in darkness after hearing what the doctor said. He had never expected this would happen to him. He started walking towards the bus … Continue reading Life of a Pie