Archive for September, 2008



September 22nd, 2008Posted by raksha

Short story. Fiction Healing! When I returned from Bhuj he had left…without saying goodbye! I am a Bengali and Akhil a Rajputh. We had had a live-in relationship for the past three years. To me Akhil was the culmination of all that I had read over the years about passion, romance and love. With him [...]

Tha Nationalist Spirit!

September 9th, 2008Posted by raksha

The Nationalist Spirit The message flashed, ‘Please stand up for the National Anthem’. I stood up and so did most of the audience except for one ‘I-am-too-cool-for-this-stuff’ boy’ He seemed to be in his late teens. Through the anthem he monkeyed around, tap dancing, playing an imaginary orchestra conductor and mimicking. His friends, five in [...]