FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015

Literature

  • EDITOR’S NOTE

    Here are the winners of our latest SLR writing competition.

  • CHANGE

    He seemed to be in a paradoxical state of discomfort and pleasure. “It's as if you've never tasted anything spicy before,” I said. “You have to pay for that, mind you.” “Of course I will,” he grinned. Soon enough, the hot sauce began its attack and he began to draw in cool air to soothe his burning tongue. “Oi, give me a cold Coke!” “All right, hold your horses.” I replied, walking over to the refrigerator. A few minutes later he had emptied the bottle. I shook my head at him wearily.

  • 22 Shaliks Are For…

    The beeps of the monitors were mute for him. Everything was fading away.

  • The Missing Piece of a Singular Life

    Many years had passed since I last saw him. He used to sit under the bridge during the hot summer days; the quintessential jhaal-muri-wala.

  • Boy With Pink Sandals

    From my balcony I look down at

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