: Me: ‘Diti wrote on her hands And always with a blue pen About things that she never remember. So, when the to-do-list became longer, BLUE TATTOEs were on her body all over
: Jyoti: There is a girl named Jyoti When nervous, becomes sweaty The day when she didn’t bring her note-copy In her sweaty-salty river drowned everybody.
: Amrita: Amrud had a face that was pitcher-shaped Truth, sweetness, and courage she always had So, when the class bully asked her if he was bad Then, Amrud, the lion hearted, Among all the peers, bravely nodded.
: Krish: Modernity met traditionality For the girl who never forgets her cultural history I sometimes wonder how she maintains her sun-tan fearing beauty and studies While juggling, on top of it, prose and poetry.
: Sreenidhi: Sree had halo-ghostly looks Sat in the class’s shadowy corners and nooks. For friends, she dived into the world of satanic books God-forbid, she isn’t reading about bhoots!
: Deeksha: Deeksha had surging, hot, hot, terribly hot rages On small topics, for minute phases. So, the next time I mocked her I did make sure it was near the freezer. But out of control went her anger So to cool down her temper I finally had to call a fire fighter along with a power ranger.
◆ “Thanks, Mom and Dad for being in my hard times…but, the pressure can’t be handled anymore. I am exhausted from life,” read his suicide note.
◆”You are boring.At least, you could try to make me happy,” she screamed out loud, smashing the vase right behind him, on the whitewashed wall. “Honey, you have to understand that that diamond ring is out of my budget, out of my boun…” Yet, the words never reached her ears because she was out of his life anyway.
◆”And, you little naughty brat, why were you causing a disrupt when the national anthem was being sung?” the Principal asked rather strictly. The little boy quivered, with tear-filled eyes, trying to grasp the little amount of air he could, “Ma’am, I just couldn’t control my pee.”
◆I knew there was a spectre gliding along the walls of the caves, a bunch of glimmering threads. It’s only the very next day that I learnt about that little glow worms who scared the daylights out of me.
◆The reporter jostled and pushed to shove the mic right on his face to make the headlines by daybreak. And she did. “Hey, Cuban, how did you feel climbing the Everest?” After a long pause, Jade replied, “Well, I definitely knew that I was on top of the world.”