Locomotive Breath by Pritesh Patil

Locomotive Breath

“Come on Pa, walk faster, we need to get off the tracks before the train comes,” said Mir. “Yes, Pa. We’ll get you all patched up and healed once we’re there. The plague won’t get to us, we’ll live,” said Vir, hacking and coughing even as he smiled at the frail figure of his father Read more about Locomotive Breath[…]

Wanderer of the Scorching Sands by Pritesh Patil

Wanderer of the Scorching Sands

A Story written by me long ago, in a time much different from this one, in what could have been a different age, though it’s been but 5 years to that pleasantly cool morning. Earlier called ‘The Silent Wanderer’, it’s now been rechristened to ‘Wanderer of the Scorching Sands’. ***** The hot sun blazed overhead, Read more about Wanderer of the Scorching Sands[…]

Love

Of Love & Other Demons

I think I have been in love but once, And since then though I liked a few folk well, It’s never been quite the same. But the word today is so oft overused, It’s worth grind to dust and bone Love must be greater than mere touch of lust, Greater than gifts and mere needs Read more about Of Love & Other Demons[…]