March 15, 2018 theabstractstory

Cool breeze, sand between your toes, and a sky full of stars. Doesn’t it sound amazing? Only, it isn’t. I woke up like this, three nights ago, drenched, dehydrated, and wrecked, in the middle of nowhere. We were sailing for the eastern coast, looking for some trade, when our ship…

August 2, 2017 theabstractstory

Sometimes, some photos are such that they enchant you and make you wonder what story does they convey. I felt the same when I saw this image, shot by Vaishali, and some characters sketched up in my mind: a kid, her mom, and this old house. So I penned down…

October 17, 2016 theabstractstory

‘Amra Korbo Joy’, a story that I wrote while travelling in Bhutan. I was inspired by this little girl who was singing ‘We Shall Overcome’ in Bengali. I hope you’ll like it. 🙂 ——————————————————— Kid- ‘Amra korbo joy! Amra korbo joy! Amra korbo joy ek di! Aha buker gobheer, Ache prottoy,…