Graphite

I am a story written in pencil; one day you decide that ink is more desirable- perhaps a permanent state of mind. But I am a story written in pencil; no matter how many times you try to erase, or cover me with ink, my inscriptions remain engraved on your paper! Wanna be a wordmate?…

Pebbles on Paper

“Pebbles on Paper” is a platter of thoughts and emotions one goes through in life, very beautifully served in a book by Swati Khatri- a writer, content creator, and poet. This book is dedicated to all the deep thinkers who love to absorb and to express. It is a fascinating read- concise and relatable in…

Trance

If it becomes too much for her, she grabs a book, turns deaf to the world, and pours herself into a trance. The book is all she hears and gets lost in the story. With each turning page, her heartbeat increases, her breath stutters. And as the climax approaches, slowly and gradually, into the paper…

Paper Mirrors

The way that I write is the way that I feel, that’s why it changes and that’s how it’s real. Sometimes when I feel like there’s no one around, like no one would hear me if I made a sound; that’s when I write like a loved one just died, that’s when I write like…

The Paperback Stigma

For those of you who don’t know, I work in a library. We have all genres of books carefully filed, but, hidden against the back wall of our fiction section, are the shelves of paperbacks. When I’m looking for something to read, I always migrate back there. I have always been and will always be…