iBubble. The Perfect Sphere. The Perfect Hollow.


Sometimes I understand others in terms of how they are similar to me. Other times I understand them in terms of how they are different from me. There is no other way to understand others. Comparisons are imminent. If I understand myself, still I might not understand someone else correctly, for some contamination of data […]

A divorce… that could not last.


They had been married ever since they could remember–more than 20 years now. They did not even remember if it was out of love, or was it arranged. They were so young, it was called an infant marriage! It was thaaaat long. They always viewed things from different perspectives, yet somehow always managed to focus […]

Yay, I got rich! :) Virtually :(


Read the notice, above? Now don’t think my resolve is weak. Except for bank balance, my nothing is weak, get it? Oh okay, maybe other balances also–mental, emotional, spiritual, se… oh no, let’s not get there, please? But what happened totally warrants blogging. I’d turned fairly cynical, not believing in the goodness of mankind or […]

Love is blind. And can’t count!


…[Pluck] loves me not!Arggh…Third time now. I must’ve missed a petal.Arman, you fool! Look at yourself. Which birdbrain chick’s ever gonna harm her eyes laying them on you? Shh… You can’t silence your inner voice! Arman: Hey Riya! I was just thinking about… Riya: Will you marry me, Arman? ———- PS: Am just experimenting with […]

Duel


Tonight, I see you standing with him.Hand-in-hand.Ever so slightly do you squirm.Only I understand. That to him now you belong,Is for a fact.And for you I will not long,With me was a pact. Had I known what this would be to see–You and him…But then, never could I foresee;It was a whim. As I mildly […]

Atlas’ bugged… keep it short!


Gail Waynand stared at his own reflection, and the hand that held gun against his forehead. His own hand. He wanted to live on… to try deserving Dominique more than Roark. He was afraid of death. He pulled the trigger. [Click] “Inefficient buggers! Can’t produce guns that don’t jam.” “Keating! Don’t…” [Dhishkaon] Who’s John Galt?

Star-struck


Shilpi: Gimme your English notebook. Quick! Couldn’t do my homework. How much time’s there?Alka: Five min!Shilpi: My God! Ten min later… Shilpi: Phew! Just completed!Alka: [Thinking] What shabby handwriting! You get ‘FAIR’. I get three stars. Wow! Teacher [Gasping]: Sorry, got late. We’ll directly begin our lesson. No homework-correction for today! —–Thanks Rajat for inputs!