Month: June 2017

Snail Mail

i. Tapas was conceived in the year post offices downsized their workforce by half and their efficiency almost entirely, and most of the old workers who got up in the morning and dusted their heads and brushed their moustache and wore the semi khaki uniforms that identified them as postal workers, were handed over a Read More …

Saga

“Do you know the meaning of your name?” Lipika asked. “I don’t know what it actually means but Ma christened me with a quite exotic name. Isn’t it?” sassed Saga with a glimpse of tears in her eyes. But the question today somehow sounded a bit jarring to her. She while coming back home intruded Read More …

Azazel’s Child

Since time immemorial, I have been poppy, although my real name was Pophyria. Papie had named me so in a fantasy of his, following the name of some character in some famous poet’s work. But the rest of my family never really understood the use of such a fancy name for a girl of my Read More …

Murder by Moonlight

“Full Moon Killer strikes again!” Jonathan Bates shook his head sadly, and clicked on the link for more information. A serial killer was the most exciting thing to happen in his town, and the townsfolk were following the story with a morbidly insatiable curiosity. This month, the wrong-place- wrong-time sucker was Eddie West. A 28 Read More …