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Mesmerizing Eyes (Conclusion)

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  Continued from Mesmerizing Eyes (II)   The questions hammered on. What had happened to her? Was she sick? Was she….? No! She was not!! He didn’t even know where she lived! Why hadn’t he made a greater effort to find her place?! She usually went home with the two boys hanging on to her hands, chattering nineteen to a… Read more »

Mesmerizing Eyes (II)

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Continued From Mesmerizing Eyes (I)   He began noticing other things about her. She had two saris; nondescript and dull hued but always spotlessly clean. Her midnight black hair was tied in a thick plait which hung below her waist. Apart from a pinkly twinkling nose pin, she wore no other jewelry. A thick black thread hung round her slender… Read more »

Maverick

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  A Maverick is an unorthodox, non- conformist, free- spirit. To my surprise, I found that the word originates from a man called Samuel A. Maverick (1803–70), a Texas rancher who did not brand his cattle. In his time, this defiance from established convention must have been considered not only eccentric but upsetting. And pointless to boot. Besides being inconvenient…. Read more »

Lighthouse

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A lighthouse spelled the difference between life and death for mariners of yore. Lighthouses mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals, reefs and safe entries to harbors. They can be a beacon of hope in an endless ocean, marking the end of a voyage. They can assure the traveler a brief respite, a place where he can rest, repair, regroup and refresh… Read more »