Meeting Ana

An old woman peered at her burst tire with a desolate look on her face. A tornado warning was underway and the few cars on the otherwise busy-street of Harrison Avenue were in search of a shelter. I had been on calls for the most part of the day, before being finally dragged out of office by a colleague of mine. As I headed home against my better judgment, the signal turned red. A heavy…

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A glimpse

Fellow students always thought him timid. He would never mix with peers, play or wander around even for a casual chat. He would go to his class in the morning, remain seated in his seat all day, skip recess and walk straight back home at the end of the day. Other kids would pick on him but he never retaliated. Instead, he focused all his attention on learning Math and Science. He had an innate…

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To be or not to be

“Choice” has always been the key element all along in our lives. Our lives are driven by the choices we have made so far and the future would be determined by the choices currently being made. “To be or not to be” as goes the famous Shakesphere soliloquy, puts all in perspective. These powerful 6 words initiate a depth of introspection within a thinking mind. In Hamlet, the question of contention was “suicide”, whether suicide…

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The Beauty in Pain

The Beauty in Pain Being rational-as opposed to being emotional; Being sensible-as opposed to being impulsive – in a difficult situation is a rare virtue. But then what if someone intentionally chooses not to be virtuous. Every kind of emotion brings with it an associated feeling as an aftermath and if you choose one over another – you choose to lose out on the after effect of the other. The question of right from wrong,…

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