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I’m Waiting for the Nightangle to Stop Singing – 2

The following is an extract from I Am Ahmedabad, a collection of short stories ### Hi, this is Aditi. How may I help you?” “Hi, this is Nishant again. I’m sorry our call had got cut the last time.” “How did you get through the same person, me, again, so soon, Mr. Nishant”, the knowledge […]

I’m Waiting for the Nightangle to Stop Singing – 1

The following is an extract from I Am Ahmedabad, a collection of short stories ### Her colleagues at the call center call her the nightingale of the Company. Because she would often make the callers listen to the Company ringtone till they understood the nuances of the composition. Not that her boss appreciated the approach […]

Yes, I Know I Should Not …

The following is an extract from I Am Ahmedabad, a collection of short stories ### Yes, I know I should not, Spend the night in your thoughts. My eyes search for the morning, My heart aches for the morning, How I wish it were a world, With no night before the morning. But, I know […]

Ahmedabad’s Not Happening

The following is an extract from I Am Ahmedabad, a collection of short stories ### Sabarmati flowing bank to bank; if only it could happen a couple of years earlier! You know, this is almost a symbol of things. Here even the river with seven bridges is dry. Dry, that’s the word for Ahmedabad. Yeah […]

Extract: Meander (Short Story)

The following is an extract from Meander, a short story ### What a place! Wish I could keep meandering here. Forever! No need to find good food to prove a point. No need to wear different clothes for different occasions. Perfect! But everything wasn’t as serene in Rashi’s heart of twenty-two years. Daily fracas with […]

Extract: Svetlana (Short Story)

The following is an extract from Svetlana, a short story ### My name is Svetlana. Svetlana Safina. It is a very common name in Russia. why, even two of my seven sons have married girls name Svetlana. My surname is also very common. Four girls in my apartments have the same surname. So it is […]