Author: Bhavya

Writing to me is therapy, it frightens and comforts at the same time. Liberates like nothing else. A book in my own name is a dream, but a bigger dream would be to write something that haunts the reader even after the last page is turned and the book is shut. I enjoy reading and music, spending time with family whilst battling my social awkwardness.
Fiction

Chitra’s Classes #AtoZ2020

Chitra’s classes is a story written for the letter C for April 2020 a to z   Almost a month had passed and she was getting tired of the boring classes and the unresponsive students. She wasn’t a bad teacher and all her past students would vouch for her, her course too was not boring …

Fiction

Bhadra’s Dilemma #AtoZ2020

Thud. Bhadra was startled at the loud noise and she opened her eyes to an empty bed. She wondered what the noise could be and rubbed her eyes still not fully awake. Days had been going like this now, she was not allowed to go out. Not even to school and that never happened. Her …

Fiction, Short Stories

Aparajith, Or Was He #AtoZ2020

This short story is written for the April A to Z. Today’s letter is A. Read on….  “You’re always on the computer or your phone Apar”, there was not one day Sheetal did not complain about his work schedules that kept him busy. He was the project manager in a software firm and his wife …

Writing

Self Publishing : To Do Or Not To?

A term that is in vogue since the last couple of years, we know of people who have advised us for and against it. We used to be told that self publishing was the route generally taken by wannabes whom the so called mainstream or traditional publishing houses would not accept. Self publishing is not …

Versification

Decisions ~ Reflections

Gone are the days of Weeping, Licking on wounds and Waiting. For remorse to strike and Forgiving. Adamantly shining brighter is a Fire, Within my soul, Refusing To back off and die down, Decisions, To live life and and to rise and to Win. Some decisions change the course of our lives, some are taken …

Musings

Reason

Burning fires, embers consuming, You for a reason. Path before you, laden with thorns, For a reason, they say. If only, reason would shhhh Faith could sing. Difficult it is to shut reason When the voice of faith, is so feeble. Reason, the lesson, Light at the end of the tunnel, Would you just hurry …

Fiction

This Fire

Tied and pulled, in all directions, Scores of candles left to light, Burning down, every moment, This fire, warmth to the candles, This fire, the all consuming one, Smiling, I shine on, When consumed, by this fire.

Versification

Forgive #writebravely #celebratewritetribe

After all that’s transpired, Broken promises and Tears unshed Wounded pride and Trampled desires You do it with ease Without an iota Of remorse you seek Rather command Forgive.   ‘I’m Writing Bravely for the Write Tribe Festival of Words – March 2019’  

Fiction

Deceptive Baritone by Reshma Ranjan – Book Review

Deceptive Baritone  by Reshma Ranjan   BLURB Sitara Menon is eager to meet the man for whom she has been carrying the torch since her teenage years. She hopes to rekindle their love and romance. Giriraj Parapuram, one of the lead vocalists of the Benson Town Rock Band, considered music, their band and his friends …