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Contemporary Fiction Romance

Unrequited

Sanober stood in the heart of a place that carried an old worldly charm through its historical architecture and where people moved about quickly on foot in a bid to race time carrying phones in their hands and laptops in their bags. For her though time stood still in that moment when Rohan, her friend […]

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Cafe Stories Contemporary Fiction

A Chance Meeting

My evening routine consisted of climbing down the stairs at a nearby station, stepping into the west and walking for a few minutes till I reached Jill’s Cafe. I ordered Caramel Frappuccino and took the cornermost seat. I flipped through the pages of a book I’d purchased before glancing over to look at a guy […]

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Contemporary Fiction

Home Again

At 8, Adi was asked to leave the class for not having completed his homework. He leaned against the wall right outside the class while feeling a tinge of embarrassment built on his face. He stood still while trying to calm his nerves just when he caught glimpse of the first rain on the parapet […]

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Cafe Stories Contemporary Fiction

The Perfect Brew

The turnout in the singles mixer was higher than expected. I felt nervous walking through the door and finding a hoard of people engaged in deep conversation. Shortly after, I became one of them. Two hours into the mixer, I realised that while the place was bustling with potential mates, there was none with whom […]

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Contemporary Fiction

Horizon

Ayan and I took a stroll on Juhu Beach in the evening and marvelled at how much it had changed over the years. The October heat subsided close to sunset when Ayan’s eyes moved to the horizon. No matter how far the feet ventured, the distance never reduced. Mine followed suit. Soft waves covered our […]