The Visitor – Ruthie Paul S2 3rd

The Visitor -Ruthie Paul Anyone home? Hello!  She was met with silence. The gate was ajar and she could see the door wide open. She entered slowly, looking around. She knocked on the door frame again, peeking in. No one answered. She entered, reluctantly, and looked around. The place is a mess! She thought to herself. She […]

The Childhood – Pallavi Krishna Kasala S2 2nd

The Childhood -Pallavi Krishna Kasala The games we played when youngAngry neighbour aunty’s face when her doorbell rungSilly fights we picked on friendsThe innumerable toffee spendsMoney that got stolen from dad’s pocketsWhiskey bottles to send Diwali rocketsHolidays that got immense joyFallen grades only make you cryGrandparents who pampered youFear of ghosts was always trueWhite polish […]

Thirteen – Sampurna Pal S2 1st

Thirteen -Sampurna Pal When I woke up, the sun was setting with a dark orange hue on the horizon. I don’t even remember when I had fallen asleep. I was in a somewhat familiar environment: I was back home. I shivered while getting out of the cozy blanket and looked through the glass window that oversaw the icy, […]