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Writing, 11 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – The End

It was after more than a month that I headed to the Gurudwara one afternoon. I wanted to catch Soni…

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Writing, 10 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 9

I was enraged and sad. I asked her to marry me again. She did not laugh it off this time,…

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Writing, 9 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 7

The Sanjhi was witness to our first union when we came together in every sense of the word. Then there…

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Writing, 7 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 7

I had asked Soni to marry me once again. ‘Tere toh tab vyah karangi jab tu pind da sab se…

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Writing, 6 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 6

My workload increased but I was also proud to have acquired more land. My Uncles land had been twice my…

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Writing, 5 Aug 2021

Short Story- A River Runs Through It – Part 5

My laughter incensed her and she stamped her foot and walked away. I stood there, a big smile on my…

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Writing, 4 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 4

I stood there, rooted on the spot. Watching her and her friends sprint away like deer. Something changed in me…

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Writing, 3 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It - Part 3

As the passing years and regular drinking robbed them of their health, my uncles were losing their power over everyone…

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Writing, 2 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 2

As afternoon made way for the evening I had no choice but to leave with my cousin and his friends,…

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Writing, 1 Aug 2021

Short Story: A River Runs Through It – Part 1

This is Sanjhi, the river that borders our village. The source of our life and livelihood. We consider Sanjhi to…