Tag: identity

The Girl

With great expectation the teenaged girl asks —- Will you keep me, O Babu? She wears a dirty frock torn near the armpit, dark is her complexion and bare-footed, but her face is very innocent and two eyes have an impression of passionate simplicity. Haripada Bhattacharjee just after finishing lunch and sitting on the extended Read More …

The Identity Conundrum

The scuffling footsteps barely raised the din that was already mounting in the crowded corridor on the fourth floor of St. Peter’s College. Lars Erikssen was a 22-year-old guy, currently doing a major in Psychology. However, he was late for the 10 o’clock lecture. The clock the other end of the corridor showed 10 minutes Read More …

Soulful

I have always hated rain. It always comes down without warning and destroys my circuitry. Whenever I finished my shift at the bar, I would always sit and wait for master to come to pick me up. I didn’t mind, though. It gave me a lot of time to think.   Bartending was a very Read More …

Identity

We’re both alone here.   Everyone else I know has left already. She scraps the circumference of her coffee cup, scooping out the last of the foam. I want another but I know I’ll never sleep, and I know, I want at least a little break from all of this. So, I tear the sachets Read More …