The crowd was abuzz with excitement. The winner of the 200m Men’s Hurdle race was about to be announced. It had been very close, so close. Jitendra and Pratik, a classmate had crossed the finishing line at almost the same time. The administration was busy going over and over the video loop of the last second.
The Malhotra household reverberated with the sound of the large glass vase crashing in the main hall.
“Abhimanyu!” a shrill scream echoed exactly three seconds after that.
Fifteen minutes later, Continue reading “Ambigram ~ Chapter-1”
She was drowning. It was four in the evening. Solid bars of golden sunlight seeped in through the French windows on the left. Endless rows of books were stacked along the right wall- each of them was properly and alphabetically arranged. One could smell the fresh polish on the wooden floor. A huge globe in bronze stood at the far end of the hall. A glass table stood at the center. There on the table rested three cups of tea- each of them left untouched.
She held her cup a little tighter, trying to extract as much warmth as she can from it. Continue reading “Ambigram~ Prologue”
The air was heavy,
The sun was going down,
The smoke was enticing,
The birds bidding goodbye;