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I Will Wait Episode-2

The sun was  setting in the horizon, never had he imagined this occasion will come one day. There was silence everywhere she was there waiting at the other side of the road, the bus was stationary his heart too. There was no one, no one, he had waited and waited for this moment it has finally come today.  Shardha was the most beautiful girl he had ever met, he told to himself. Long hairs with sole curl obstructing her view through the slender and shiny specs with purple...

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PART 2: THE SUICIDAL BOY - AMAVASYA AT DIWALI NIGHT

I hope you all have read my earlier story about suicidal boy. If not, here is the link for the same. http://www.oyewiki.com/fiction/the-suicidal-boy-amavasya-at-diwali-night-18-10-2017 Night five  I have high fever and haven’t eaten for past two days. Mom and dad have gone for some days as my dad’s friend died of tumour. Conclusively I’m alone but not really. I have someone inside me. There is still three weeks left for my school to open. Night six Parents call at...

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THE SUICIDAL BOY : AMAVASYA AT DIWALI NIGHT

 Night one  Amavasya, no Moon day, the night of restless souls those who left their body but still unsatisfied. Densely dark and polluted by the fire crackers, the air is still serene and peaceful. The Diwali night which is called “Amavasya” in Hindi calendar. The time is 3 a.m.  and here on terrace I’m blissfully enjoying my own darkness inside the four portioned heart. I’m a dead soul now with a withering body. I can very well feel the coldness around and...

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Ideological Differences

​ Abhi turn around to look at her & she looks back at him for one second then looks away & then asks "why are you staring at me?” “No... Actually...", Abhi scare to answer her! “Anyway, this is Ishita ". She became the ice- breaker between them. “Myself is Abhishek, you can call me Abhi", Abhi replied to her. "Friends??", Abhi asked to her. "Yes… of course, from now we are friends",   She replied & accepts the friendship. This is...

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What happens if dream comes true about robots? Is it good for society?

Everyone in the world have right to live. The world has completely changed no matter even animals and humans. Now the Earth is ruled by most intelligent species of all living things that is our human race. We dominated the entire living organisms by our intellectual power. We even started exploiting the earth resources and changed the Earths atmosphere eventually. All the living kind has already been suffering due to this cause. And many species and...

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I miss my dog

I was a small child. I was in a school and I love dogs. I want to keep dogs as I am very fond of them. I like the cute puppy face. How innocently they behave. I have told several times to my mom but she always give an excuse saying we live in a rented house, land lord will not allow. Sometimes she says taking care of a dog is not an easy task. You have to take the responsibility, which you can’t rite now. Few more months passed again, I told mom that I want a Golden retriever. They are...

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Roma

Roma was waiting for autorickshaw outside her apartment. Other group of people sitting on benches nearby were gossiping. Gossiping about Roma and her characterlessness. Roma Rai was elder daughter of her parents. Her parents were both government teachers. Apart from Roma,they had two more children, a daughter Rima and a son Rohan. All were studying. Roma was in her graduation final, Rima in first year and Rohan in Std IX. They were happy family together. In her free time, Roma took...

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Who Stands Responsible For Mumbai Stampede?

On 29th September, 2017, the once called 'Giran-gaon' or the "city of mills", the area around Elphinstone Road and Parel stations in central Mumbai filled with the screams of the innocent people. Who is to be blamed for this irrevocable tragedy? Government? Or the people themselves? To understand this, the anatomy of a stampede is the first stage. Elphinstone station has a lone foot bridge opening up to the western side of the station where most offices in the area...

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RADIO IN THE ATTIC

​ In India, we have many religions, along with that we have respective festivals. But, the most favorite festival is Diwali. Diwali is a festival of lights, during which people burn crackers and eat sweets and enjoy time with friends and relatives. College students like me especially wait for this vacation period, when we go home and have delicious sweets and dishes prepared by our moms. After all, mother’s food is the greatest luxury of life. So, unlike every year we did...

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What Did I Achieve In My Life?

“Thank God! I didn’t miss my flight else there was no flight till tomorrow noon.” I exclaimed entering the plane. The flight attendant saw my ticket and guided me to my seat. I put my briefcase in the overhead cabin and loosened my tie taking a sip of my refreshing orange juice. Since, I was the regular passenger of the airlines I was given special privileges. Myself Pradeep Bakshi, owner of Bakshi industries. I am one of the richest Indian businessmen. I have a family, wife with two kids....

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Day Dreaming

There are so many things we wish for, knowing its fiction. Cricket: The other day I was watching India Vs Australia 1st ODI series which was at Chennai.The crowd at Chennai was very cheerful and welcomed Dhoni with a bang. The crowd cheered for Dhoni and Hardik Pandya. An epic moment when Hardik hit 3 sixes and there was happiness all over. Dhoni and Pandya were exchanging some words and I thought I wish we could hear what they talked. I wish if we could hear on...

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Those 2 Judgemental years in Kota

​ As everyone is born in this world with some ambitions and a zeal to do something different and exceptional. He was also one among them. Being a bright student during his school days especially in mathematics. FinalIy he decided to choose a path that leads to his career. Yes! He choosed to move ahead for the preparations of India's most prestigious exam "IIT JEE". His mom dad always supported his decison. ​ He moved to Kota i.e. India's biggest educational hub,well known...

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The tantalising task

I opened the door and quietly sneaked in. As expected, he was peacefully asleep. Earlier that day, when I had put forward my name to execute the task, in front of the other 3 members, the deafening silence I got in response had made it clear about how little they thought of my ability to execute it. Furthermore, I was aware that the undertaking required the stealth of a cat and as they told me, that was what I lacked. But I knew that time leaped in my favour. The fact that he would be...

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Fear and Loathing

Smoke filled room...a wall full of posters...a dim light...’comfortably numb’ playing in the background...a teasing guitar riff from David Gilmour...you are in heaven! Close your eyes... listen... just listen... you can hear the sound... a melody from the violin... like in the movie... whats the name...shit!..in..in..in the mood for Love...oh yeah! Behind the huge compound there is an alley. Small houses stretched on both of its sides. After walking a few yards, you come across a red...

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I Will Wait Episode-1

It all started with his new transfer, on a typical wintry morning with light breezes of sunshine and hazy clouds at the horizon. There were these usual group of crowds of daily passengers pushing  their way through the congested bus to get a ticket. And when finally satisfied with the current amount of passenger load  Animesh,  signalled the driver with typically loud taps on the bus' body. With a loud honk the bus started. Then there was from a distant side of road a girl...

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I am Rose, a Red Rose

I am also a flower like other flowers but these poets and lovers made me a symbol of love. I just simply grew up by nature like any other flower but my red color made me special. I have so many other colors like yellow, white etc. but those are not any icon except my red one. May be my red color have something which helps people to express their love. When a person falls in love with another person then one of them propose other by using me. I have the beauty which can make other happy....

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Unusual Truths : A tale of everyday absurd

​ Mal opened the window to the street. Usual rustling on the street, nothing out of place. He would step out at midday to roam around, pick someone up from the station, help out at his father's hardware store, but mostly roam around. Today, however he had to paste posters on the walls of the community centre. The zone counselor Nitin was running for Municipal elections, poster pasting was the easiest thing in town to earn a quick buck. He collected his stash from a campaign...

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The offended republic - A New Nation in Making

​ Let’s take a tour of ‘The offended Republic’ (an imaginary nation of course), where people’s sentiments are hurt at a speed rivaling that of a bullet train. It’s a large, old country full of cultural and social heritage. People take pride in their cultural and social structure. It really is awesome barring a few laid back, discriminatory and illogical ones. But hey, we got them from our ancestors much like wheel and fire. It’s our heritage after all. The only criterion for...

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Is Time Travel Possible??

​ (Image Source) An American CIA agent,Edward Snowden had hacked the highly classified document belongs to NASA and posted in the Internet. And it contains a video about 1947, knowing that an alien spaceship has crash-landed in New Mexico, USA  American military reached the place. There in that space ship they found three aliens alive. They captured that aliens and named them as EBE1,EBE2,EBE3. EBE means Extraterrestrial Biological Entities. (Image Source) During...

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We Were Like Gods Once

​ (Image Source) Arjun lit up a cigarette and the first whiff of smoke was enough to jolt Rama’s olfactory and bring him back from a stream of an ongoing thought. Arjun looked at him and offered him a puff. “It is one of those new flavored ones. Seems they are popular these days.” Rama shook his head and let his back rest on a marble bench in this park in the middle of the city, the only object, which over the years had managed to amass a divine benevolence of their posterior....

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Everything Went Wrong!!!

As he was doing that, I looked up at the afternoon sun and wondered if there was anything else that was going to go wrong.   I am currently visiting my father in Saudi Arabia and this is the story of what happened on Tuesday, 27 th June, two days after Eid. Before I begin, there’s a little backstory required. My family consists of me and my parents. My father had moved in to a new apartment whose landlord had recently changed and my father didn’t get time to get his lease...

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My Sweet Little Rose

This is a story I would like to tell you about a little girl - cute, innocent, loving and caring - just like any five year old would be.  Let us call her Rose - because she was as pretty and attractive as a rose.  She would always be with a smile on her face.  She was the pet in the family and the favorite of all her teachers in school. It was on a Sunday morning.  All the family members had to go out.  For some reason they could not take her with them.  The house was a big one and...

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My Favourite Bench

I was standing at the station waiting with my family next to me. They were telling me something that I could not understand or is it that I did not want to understand? I think there was something wrong. They had got some wrong information. I was just standing there. Very still.  Then they made me sit on the bench at the platform. My favorite bench. I would come here and sit everyday for the past thirteen years. But wait…. I liked this bench because I got a lot of privacy here. Even...

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A Daughter's Journey

The bell rang causing a wave of children to exit the iron gates of the school. In the huge commotion that followed, Salim stood at the opposite side of the road, searching for Aisha. He saw his daughter come running towards the junction with a wide grin. He gestured her to stay right where she was as the road was particularly busy at this time of the day. He had also just witnessed an accident at another crossing just ten kilometers from the school. As he crossed the road, he held out...

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The Nightmare of a Spy

 They had found out. The truth, truth who I was. A spy. It was over. I saw my end coming. Anything I could do was to wait, wait for my death. A small mistake that was about to end my life. "Tie him up", commanded their boss. I was tied by my hands and legs and one of them pushed me on my knees. The pain of fear had dominated over physical pain. I couldn't feel my knees bumping on the ground hard. ​ He pointed a gun on my forehead. The boss, was just eager to kill...

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The Heroes

Disclaimer: All people mentioned in this story do bear resemblance to people who are living around me. It was chaos as people were screaming and running around. Prashant Rathore was pinned down by a steel beam. Azhar and Shriniwas were nowhere around. Rathore tried to move, but without any success. He was unable to comprehend what had happened just now. Five minutes ago, he was in a mall with his friends looking for someone and now he was injured and covered in rubble and feeling...

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At 20, I lost my birthday

​ (Image Source) We were all sitting in the cafeteria and my friends were preparing for the birthday night on how to torture me up and not to be kind enough but the birthday is a nightmare for the college students. At half past nine, I received a call from my father that my grandpa is in operation theatre in a hospital, a flashback of memories just started rolling on my mind and I said immediately “I am coming on the next bus.” I realised that my father needs me more than anyone....

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The Oblivious Sight

My friend John was a bespectacled boy with glasses so thick he looked like he was wearing goggles. I always thought that he wore it for fashion, keeping in mind his odd sense of fashion such as wearing a coat with pajamas, a banyan with trousers, a furry sweater and trousers in summer, that too on occasions like weddings, ceremonies etc. I never knew that he was so near sighted until now.  ​ (Image Source) One day, I invited him for a football match with a couple of my friends. As...

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The Unheard Heart - The miracle story of man's pregnant wife and father both suffering in hospital

​ There I am, at midnight sitting in between three unconscious souls, distinct from the world. Unsure of what’s happening, I try to regain my senses and doctors were still preparing for the operation. Nurses running around the corridor, I learned and saw two rooms with the beeping sound of equipment. One step backward, I sat there in between closing eyes with a flashback of memories. The Muse of my heart, any clichés can’t explain my love for beloved. It’s the early sunrise now,...

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Anajam-e-ishq | A Short Poem

​ Khwaisho ko anjaam de kar bhi me royi hu.. Use bewafa keh k bhi me royi hu.. Raato ki neend ko karvato me badal k.. Tanha khud ko rakh k me royi hu... Ye gum tanhayi dard aur yaado Ke saye hai.. Ye sab tohfe mene usse hi paaye hai.. Meri galti thi usse wafa rakhna.. Jitne dil se mohabbat ki mene wahi tha mera gunehgar hona...!!...

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The Departure - An Unusual Story between a Truck Driver and her Daughter

As I left my bed early into the dawn, my morning walks began with the fresh air of nature. In the empty road, the only sounds breaking the silence were that of my footsteps. Every day, an old man with a back slightly hunched and was slowly moving ahead clutching his walking stick. There were merely a few people around as I continued my walk; there was a tall brawny truck driver with a long beard, sitting in the corner of the tea shop and scribbling pieces of paper, his pale eyes...

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Arranged Marriage

She was sitting on her beautifully decorated bed on her first night. Extremely anxious and depressed and thinking about the next happening moments and how to react for the same as she was not ready for all those things. She took out her diary and wrote on it “I marry to a stranger” . ​ (Image Source) After some passing time, her husband entered into the room and their eyes meets, he understood that his newly bride is quite uncomfortable, so he counciled him and made her relax...

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Meenakshi! The Trip... | A Horror Story

This is strictly a work of fiction and Miss Bhattacharya is alive and well, sort of. If you see her roaming around Jabalpur, Varanasi or even Mars then she is the real person, except of course the Mars one. Enjoy! Around 300 Km east of Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh lies the beautiful city of Jabalpur. It is also called The Marble City of India. At an elevation of 412 m from the mean sea level, the city has a rich history right from the Mauryan empire around 322 BC...

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Two By Four

It was November 19th 2015. Meenakshi Bhattacharya was finally at Anushree Medical college. She was excited because she was finally going to study medicine. "Ah! Finally first step towards making my dream come true." she thought to herself. Meenakshi's family accompanied her to the hostel and after a tearful farewell left her. She was excited and sad at the same instant. She tried to console herself that she has come away from home to achieve something in her life. A part of her was...

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Suspense Story: Missing Part 2

The awaited sequel to Missing is finally here.  Till now we know that our talented detective Meenakshi has unlocked the two phones and Aman is lying in a hospital. Meenakshi searched the phone for contents. It didn't have anything surprising. It seemed just an ordinary cellphone. After a bit of fiddling with it Meenu noticed something unusual. It had been used to upload some thing on Google drive the same day. The question was who used it. This wasn't tough for her to know and...

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Suspense Story: MISSING PART 1

"Have you noticed the headlines in today's news paper?" she asked the world's most talented detective. "No, I was busy doing my experiment on the order of Lactobacillus growth and I found that they don't really follow the first order kinetics." was the reply. "I mean how could you miss the mystery" she said with an astonishing look. "Look here it is" she handed over the papers. 24th December, 2014,...

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The Forbidden Mansion

It happened in 2004, my mother had an operation and the doctor suggested us to move away from the city for a couple of months as it was the month May, me and my sister Harshita were having summer vacation. My family decided to move away from the city. We came to the village of Prayag near Allahabad. In this remote village we rented an old Haveli which belonged to a landlord in its best days. It just fitted our needs as the nearest settlement was about 10 minutes’ walk from it. The reason...

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The Unexpected Call

The last rays of sun faded away as I sat in my office after my day's work. Everything around me seemed to be quiet as the construction going around my office came to a halt. I decided to wait till 7:00 pm if someone comes to seek my help. During these 10 years as a consultant I came across many clients with many problems which ranged from common day to day matters to some bizarre stuff. I was glad that I was able to help them. I experienced a kind of joy in helping people. It was almost 7:00...

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Haunting at Galgotias University

I recently heard that the hostel Room No.  666 of my hostel supposedly has a poltergeist.  As per the rumours. An engineering student committed suicide in that room after failing the exams.  They say he was forced by his parents to study engineering. This event occurred almost three years ago. He used the curtains to hang himself from the fan after slitting his wrist and leaving a message on the wall. It read "My body might die but my soul won't be free until I take...

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The Chase!

As he stared into the mirror, he felt a stranger stare back at him. A stranger who looked just like him but his eyes were all judgmental. " I bet you think you're pretty clever, don't you boy?" Was the mirror really talking to him? Or was he hearing his own repressed voice ? Or maybe a song stuck in his head... and the mirror sang, "Flying on your motorcycle Watching all the ground beneath you drop Kill yourself for recognition Kill yourself to never ever stop You broke...

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The Shadows

I woke with a searing pain in my head, my temple throbbing to an unbearable extent. My eyelids felt heavy and I wasn't able to open them. My thoughts were confused to the limit of my sanity. The moment I opened my eyes, I shut them back with pain so unbearable it made my headache as a mosquitoes bite. The light felt like it was trying to pierce my eyes. I was dripped in water and droplets were continuously falling from above. I cried in vain with all my might “Help”. “Is anyone there?”...

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