The temple bells had gone silent, just as my marriage had, the chants had stopped and the lamps were blown out by the winds. I descended the stairs that led into the temple tank. The water looked black, it was a moonless night. I dipped myself into it, and then up again, down, up, down, […]

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The Seedling

Ankur woke up. The golden beams of the rising sun leaked through the thatched roof of the hut.. It was time to wake her little brother, fill water, cook and then run to the camp to make bullets. Kishan Bhau’s anger was not a good way to start the day. Ankur prepared a meal of […]

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