Space – Concluding Part – Muse India the literary e-journal, 8 Sept. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative Space - Concluding Part  "Didn’t the doctor warn me when I went for a check-up last month?" He advised me to stop thinking unnecessarily and reduce anxiety.  I remembered the day Nitya came back with her daughter. The next day she enrolled her daughter in the neighborhood kindergarten “Bachpan” and …

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Space – Part – 2 – Muse India the literary e-journal, 7 Sept. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative Space - Part: 2 “Her husband also does not support her. She feels isolated there. No one speaks to her, they all behave as if she does not exist there”, saying all this granny wiped her tears. “Father was not informed all this. His health may deteriorate further. He …

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Space – Part – 1 – Muse India the literary e-journal, 6 Sept. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative Space - Part: 1  I woke up late despite going to bed late last night. I could sense the rhythmic sound of drizzle outside the window. The room was cool. I pulled the blanket over to feel cosy. Somehow, I don’t like clinging onto the bed after waking up. Nitya’s …

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Two Worlds – Concluding Part – Muse India the literary e-journal, 28 Aug. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative As I was passing through the Café Coffee Day on my way, I saw a few couples. I stood there for a second and was glad to see that at least some people found a way to take a break from their mobile phones and spend time with their …

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Two Worlds – Part – 2 – Muse India the literary e-journal, 27 Aug. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative              How did such moments ever go by when I was a kid? Our schools used to suddenly declare holidays due to the rains. It wasn’t like how it is now and the mothers used to stay home. We used to get home somehow, drenched from the rain, and …

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Two Worlds – Part – 1 – Muse India the literary e-journal, 26 Aug. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative The slight drizzle that started in the morning continued through the day. It had been quite some time since the hot summer gave way to the monsoon. We did learn in school that there are six seasons in a year, but why does there appear to be only one? …

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Delhi to Haridwar – Last Part – Muse India the literary ejournal, 24 Jul. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative                                                                       “Did you see that baby and her laughter? That laughter is not touched by anything worldly, …

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Delhi to Haridwar – Part – 3 – Muse India the literary ejournal, 23 Jul. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative     Sydney went to the USA for her studies. There she met Steve, fell in love, and married him. After her graduation from the University, she was searching for a job while pursuing painting as a hobby when she met him. His photo studio near the University was not …

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Delhi to Haridwar – Part – 2 – Muse India the literary ejournal, 22 Jul. 2021

* * * YOUR SPACE Narrative                                   “She never told me about the discontent in her mind”, he said with a sigh. His unending search about some unknown thing in his world caused a visible hostility in her. He could …

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