A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose! https://shilpaagarg.com Things are as they are, not as they should be! Sat, 21 Jul 2018 09:29:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 53998449 If We Were Having Coffee… 21 July https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/if-we-were-having-coffee-2.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/if-we-were-having-coffee-2.html#respond Sat, 21 Jul 2018 09:29:31 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12509 If we were having coffee, I would ask you about your week and listen to what all you have been up to too. I hope all is good with you. If we were having coffee, I would share that I am spending my free time watching Netflix series. I have watched 4 seasons of Dexter […]

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Seven Year Itch https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/seven-year-itch.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/seven-year-itch.html#comments Sat, 14 Jul 2018 18:58:46 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12502 “I never thought it’d happen. We’d a good run for many years. I think my feelings have changed or maybe they’ve been re-arranged. You may call it the seven-year itch. But it’s goodbye,” she kept the HP books on the shelf and wondered when she’d find a new series to fall in love with again. […]

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Redeeming Fame https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/redeeming-fame.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/redeeming-fame.html#comments Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:48:02 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12492 She opens her bleary eyes wide and stares at the screen. A few words that she types are savagely deleted, yet again. Something had to be done immediately, she sighs. A re-look at her earlier draft brings a smile. Yes, this should bring her back into the limelight from her last six minutes of fame. […]

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Good News Bad News https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/good-bad-news.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/good-bad-news.html#comments Wed, 11 Jul 2018 12:20:45 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12480 My wife calls and says, “There’s good and bad news. Which one do you want first?” I say. “Good.” “I found a picture that’s worth Rs 1 crore,” she informs. “Give me five, lady,” I jump with joy. “The bad news…” I ask cautiously. “Well, the picture’s of you and your secretary,” she says flatly. […]

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Dream Catching https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/dream-catching.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/dream-catching.html#comments Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:30:55 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12472 Her story attracted media from the four corners of the world. There’s something intoxicating about killing a monster, they believed. For her it was just a way to end the years of abuse. The approaching footsteps broke her reverie and fear crept back in her heart. If only she could push her daydreams into reality. […]

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Three’s a Crowd https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/threes-a-crowd.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/threes-a-crowd.html#comments Thu, 05 Jul 2018 18:31:16 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12460 “Are you serious? You can’t ask me to leave.” He warned, his voice gruff with angry desperation as he saw determination in my eyes. “Can you have two relationships at the same time?” I asked. He stared in disbelief as I nudged him with my elbow and said, “When I’m reading, three’s a crowd, undoubtedly.” […]

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Lesser of Two Evils https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/lesser-of-two-evils.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/lesser-of-two-evils.html#comments Wed, 04 Jul 2018 06:49:05 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12442 Her divorce was a success, they said. Failure would have been staying married to him when there was no love and compatibility. Divorce is the start point for a brand new life. It’s the chance to redesign her dreams, they suggested and preached. She could be happy again; she thought and bravely pulled herself together. […]

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One Too Many https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/one-too-many.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/one-too-many.html#comments Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:31:15 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12432 Her heart’s pounding, but she wills herself to gather the courage to say what she has been meaning to say for long. “I’m asking you to marry me because I love you”, he says, while she’s phrasing the words in her head. She stares at him stupidly. Her mind is clearly not in sync with […]

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Temples Lead the Green Way #WATWB https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/temples-lead-the-green-way.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/07/temples-lead-the-green-way.html#comments Sun, 01 Jul 2018 08:52:12 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12416 At any religious place in India you will notice abundance of flowers that are being offered to the Gods. Ever wonder what happens to these sacred flowers once the prayers are done? According to many religious beliefs, flowers that are offered during prayers are sacrosanct and cannot be dumped into the garbage once they’ve wilted. […]

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Open 24 Hours Everyday #writebravely https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/06/open-24-hours.html https://shilpaagarg.com/2018/06/open-24-hours.html#comments Sat, 30 Jun 2018 11:06:50 +0000 https://shilpaagarg.com/?p=12411 There is an endless list of tasks that need my attention and there are tasks that draw attention only when they aren’t done. Hell, I don’t have a single moment to myself to just exist, alone, in my thoughts. I want to take a nap but I am not able to unwind and relax. And […]

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