Category Archives: Stories

Obituary (Fiction essay)

“We are deeply saddened to inform, our beloved mother Sumedha passed away peacefully in sleep last night.” 42 years of a friendship had come to an abrupt end. Just like that. Another piece of me fallen and turned to ashes. … Continue reading

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Lifting Obligations

How often do we settle for other people’s comfort at the cost of our well-being? It is more common than most people will openly admit. We feel that a person meeting social/family obligation is the model of a good person. … Continue reading

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Miracle

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Self-Righteousness & other things

I never liked being bullied, watching someone bully another and I do not enjoy bullying people. I do nag my close friends sometimes for fun because they know I mean no harm to their self-esteem. No conscious effort went into … Continue reading

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Beautiful Mess

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Detachment and Love?

Oh this divine drama of detachment that prevents people from loving wholly so they avoid being hurt.  How can one love in bits & pieces? What is this cautious love? A love so feared is no love at all. It … Continue reading

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Little StoryMan!

I am thrilled to announce that my 4 year old boy tells stories too! So I decided to publish them on wordpress. The blog address is : https://littlestoryman.wordpress.com/ Please have a read. Leave a comment. Or just indulge in the … Continue reading

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A Seasoned Wanderer <3

A Seasoned Wanderer. Can use more time but I’m running short of it right now! Time taken 90 min (Approx.)

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The Magnificents

The best thing about keeping your mind open to imagination and living creatively would be that even  the dreams become more magical! Dreamt about oceans last night, woke up to illustrate a rough in 30-45min painting.

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Brushing up digital skills

Title : Drowning   Title: The Mountain Man ©Akanksha SJ 2016

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