Ritarekha

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Poetry: The Heart And The Brain.

In the old, brain vs heart debate, don't we make the mistake of unfairly blaming the heart for things that aren't really its fault? This...

Poetry- Waiting For The Rust.

When some things are so firmly welded together that they cannot be parted, one must wait for the rust to eat away the chains. Our voices...

How To Come Out Of The Closet.

The entire ‘coming out’ issue has become a coming-of-age ritual for LGBT teens. But is this whole ritual necessary? If yes, why? And how...

Poetry: Learning to Grieve.

A poem that was a product of contemplation on the looming tragedy in Paris, on how everyone seems bent upon teaching everyone else how...

Aromanticsm: The Other Kind Of Love.

I wasn’t quite sure about the title of this article because I don’t really know whether this is the standard definition of aromanticism. I...

Making Friends: The Unspoken Rules.

"I don't have friends," Sherlock had once snarled at John. John, quite rightly had been awfully offended, murmured "Wonder why," and walked away. The...

The Muse: A Short Story

The first step was to decide the spot. Not all places in the body hurt equally. Also one had to consider the purpose. If...

A Meeting With Mr. Sherlock Holmes.

The day was drawing to a close and I found myself sitting aimlessly on a nice roadside bench. Well, I call it 'nice' because...

An Ocean Romance: A Short Story.

It was a spring morning when she sat down on a park bench beside a young girl of thirteen. The girl looked up briefly...

The Slow Mirror: A Short Story

Uma noticed it first when she was five. Yes, she had seen it before that many times. She used to play with it when...