The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter 25

Sometimes we know by smells, whom we meet? Sometimes we know by the brown eyes Who it was? Sometimes the small gap between teeth Makes it quite clear. Sometimes you smell all of it. Sometimes you smell past smells. Sometimes you smell questions Sometimes you smell to know why? Is it an attempt to begin? An attempt to end? But, what was in question? What … Continue reading The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter 25

The Crescent moon 🌙 Chapter 13

Sometimes she would share about the families of those colleagues, sometimes she shared the gossips she came across about office with her mother. Nita is the witch and the trainer was an imp. One day when we met in our home, Lizzy suggested, “Tell me, Nita is not married or divorced or separated or in some such men goofy rackets, is she then eyeing this … Continue reading The Crescent moon 🌙 Chapter 13

The Crescent Moon 🌙 Chapter 12

Her manager had changed.. one lady gave way to another. A Reiki healer, who knew the meaning of Om Mani Padme Hum, an enthusiastic woman who lived singly. She was in training with Shrum and once when both were washing their hands in the restroom, Shrum in error asked her, “Are you married?” The answer was something which Shrum might have to give some years … Continue reading The Crescent Moon 🌙 Chapter 12

The crescent moon 🌙 chapter 11

She was simple, never judged humans based on what they worked as, she would talk with the same respect to a driver as she would to a scientist. This was a weakness I knew the drivers would soon explore even if not a doctor or a scientist. Meanwhile she kept visiting places in the city, tourist spots with a room mate who had SLE. Vini … Continue reading The crescent moon 🌙 chapter 11

The crescent moon 🌙

There was however one character in Shrum’s life who came around in 2011. He can be happily called the Pimp of her life We can call him Mr.New Kumar. In India Kumar is a surname like Kumari which means boy and girl if translated into English but strangely they remain Kumar and Kumari even after marriage. If a Kumari gets married to a Kumar, she … Continue reading The crescent moon 🌙

The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter VII

Now, there are good girls and bad girls in towns. In cities no one is good or bad- there is only one genre some are on one extreme a little bit more. So Shrum was taught some rules and our life is bound by so many necessary and millions of unnecessary laws. But, then she learnt other rules back in the megacity…..the laws she learnt … Continue reading The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter VII

The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter VI

You always need to know what you choose and based on your choices decide how you want to live. You decide the consequences you are ready to fight which emanate out of your decisions. You decide what you would not take from the world no matter however close they are. You decide to convey the same to the world. Since Shrum knew there were many … Continue reading The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter VI

The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter V

Those were still things she could deal with, but what she could not deal, along her way were more tangible problems…. Worrying for food, Worrying for safety Worrying to be fine Worrying for compassion Will the world give her a chance to survive, and if so, will they allow her to put her terms on the plate? She was aware of millions who were not … Continue reading The Crescent Moon 🌙 chapter V

The Crescent Moon 🌙

Completely incomplete yet beautiful. This is a new series spread across ten years and an office life, an Indian girl, her life changes and phases. A fictions tale. “No fiction is untrue at some point yet not wholly true. ” Save the author from being ravaged and killed…. Every story has many sides. When you hear each side, you feel they are right. But, no … Continue reading The Crescent Moon 🌙