Archu From The Archive, Personal

Dear Diary

I feel like I had aged a hundred years in the last two months and why not? Two things that are considered essentially challenging by the Indian community are building a house and preparing for a wedding. When you try to do both simultaneously, aging a hundred years is slightly on the down side. I only hope that I don’t…

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Archu From The Archive, Fictional

Escapade – True Episode

Ajay was too short even for an eight year old but his face reflected determination. He had made up his mind; he had to leave! He re-checked the contents of his school bag and found his scales and stencils intact. If he were to make a living out of drawings and calligraphy, he would surely need those. He got down…

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Archu From The Archive, Fictional

Tangled Affections

“Warrey Wah! Look, look, over here!!! What a face, what a figure! She is a killer!” Ashok felt handicapped. He needed more than one pair of eyes (so wide open that they would pop out of their sockets anytime) to admire the skimpily clad sexy chick on the front page of a leading fashion magazine. “OOOOOOOO WOW she is simply…

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Archu From The Archive, Fictional

Reel or Real?

Sometimes she never understood what she wanted to do with her life, what she wanted to be and what to become. Her life was a perfect piece of poetry with a decent career, loving partner and happy neighborhood. There isn’t anything more that she could probably ask for without having her coined greedy. Yet, there she was sitting poignantly, with…

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Archu From The Archive, Fictional

Dreams and Déjà vu

Dream people dream.Dream wild dreams.As dusk draws its screens,Begin wicked dreams. I am not chanting Dr. Abdul Kalaam’s words. His dreams are conscious, those that you think, imagine, plan and set stage for execution. I am talking about silly, stupid and senseless dreams. If you are worrying about my sanity, oh yeah, I am not insane yet, just instilled with…

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