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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 »

Mesmerizing Eyes (I)

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Praful banged the door shut violently. The frame trembled, the glass in the window next to the door shivered with a tinkle of alarm. Unheeding, he ran down the steps and did not stop until he reached the bus stop. He did not want to go anywhere. His was using the bus stop as a refuge; it gave him an… Read more »

Enough To BE

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The restaurant was dim and cool after the blistering heat outside.  I had been window shopping since morning and now my feet were avenging themselves on my pointless rambling. All I had to show for my aching feet was an ugly, cheap umbrella I didn’t need to buy. It was my misguided attempt at beating the heat. The umbrella protected… Read more »