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This collection of fifteen flash fiction pieces titled, ‘Cumin Seeds and Stolen Dreams’, transcends mere storytelling techniques
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Flash Fiction 1: Cumin Seeds And Stolen Dreams

Imagine a story spun in just six words, a universe laid bare in a single tweet, or a life-altering moment encapsulated in a few words. Flash fiction transforms these potentials into art, not through magic, but through the power of conciseness. A solitary sentence can ignite your imagination, unlock a kaleidoscope of emotions, and leave you pondering long after the fading of the final echo.

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The Multilingual Poets' meet
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A Miniature India: Sahityotsav 2024

Imagine listening to the most powerful poets from languages as diverse as Konkani, Dogri and Telugu read out their poetry to you. They recite the poems in their own language first, and you surrender to the cadence of their poetry, absorbing the languages as they resound across the hall!

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Linguistic Imperialism: English as a Controversy

English is appropriated by those who choose the language for freedom. That is the ironic by-product of American imperialism. And that is also the reason why those people whose mother tongue is English sometimes find themselves in problematic circumstances, like being asked what their mother tongue is, although they speak English.

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Blue sink at the restroom of Smith College Museum
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Reflections on Dadaism and the Restrooms in Smith College Museum of Art

As we entered through the museum store, I, who usually devours the items in museum stores, hurriedly looked for the elevators that would take us down there. Our enthusiasm was all about the restrooms, for everything else we have time.These restrooms, tucked away in the lower level right next to the exhibition gallery, are like nothing we have ever seen before.

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Tenten and her zabutons
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Memories: Tenten and her Zabutons

She preferred sitting on my chair when I placed one of her zabutons on it for my own use. She was generous, and didn’t mind that I used her zabuton without her permission. She didn’t ask my permission, either, when she used my chair to sit, or even to sleep.

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science and literature
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Is Science Very Unlike Literature?

A scientific journal proposes a novel idea that was once not known to humanity. I’ve had the privilege of feeling the connection to words written almost a hundred years ago, reaching out from the depths to touch a 21st century me. It’s a piece of literary work. Both make your heart beat faster.

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