Tag: death

01
Mar
2014

Bizarre ‘Byzantium’

In the movie ‘Byzantium’, there was the suggestion that ‘sometimes death releases people’. Well, that’s the way a vampire seemingly…

15
Feb
2014

Just Cry & Die?

Check out the lyrics of the theme song of the standup-sitcom ‘Louie’, featuring Louis CK’s existential issues. (Okay, not always…

26
Jan
2014

Obituary: Super Short Story #303

Super Short Story #303: Obituary Coming across those younger in the obituary section, he feels as if he had cheated…

08
Nov
2013

Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are child-oriented ways to paint both hopes and fears. Of happy princesses and horrible monsters. Instead of readying…

28
Sep
2013

Sleep: Super Short Story (241)

Super Short Story (241): Sleep He overslept on his birthday, waking up at noon – with half of the day…

21
Sep
2013

Roll: Super Short Story (235)

Super Short Story (235): Roll Not the most elegant analogy perhaps, but your life is like a roll of toilet…

20
Jul
2013

Number: Super Short Story (217)

Super Short Story (217): Number He retains the number of a deceased friend in his phone. It’s not so much…

26
Apr
2013

Sunrise After Skyfall

The James Bond movie franchise had its 50th anniversary recently. Despite many themes of death in their titles, say, ‘You…

21
Mar
2013

Kid: Super Short Story (198)

Super Short Story (198): Kid Part 1: It was terrible… the passing of his kid… Suddenly, he woke up. It…

21
Mar
2013

Slipping Sands

We are born empty-handed come, and we die empty-handed. Yet, most of us are born with clenched fists, and some…

26
Feb
2013

Deathday: Super Short Story (183)

Super Short Story (183): Deathday As his Mother passed away on his birthday, this day will thereafter be remembered as…

26
Feb
2013

Undying Love: Super Short Story (181)

Super Short Story (181): Undying Love She heard a line from a song that went ‘I’m in love with a…

26
Feb
2013

Crabs: Super Short Story (178)

Super Short Story (178): Crabs Every time he walks by the seafood section of the supermarket, he would take a…

29
Dec
2012

Super Short Story (148): Doomsday

Super Short Story (148): Doomsday He noticed that the obituary pages were just as filled on the days before, on…

21
Sep
2012

Super Short Story (59): Death

If he does not work towards a greater goal that transcends life and death, that makes the world a better…

05
Sep
2012

Super Short Story (28): Illness

He doesn’t even want his loved ones to know he is dying of a rare terminal illness, but he forgot…

28
Aug
2012

Super Short Story (13): Doppelgänger

They say when you see yourself, it is time to die. But there is another way to see yourself, and another…

28
Aug
2012

Super Short Story (8): Healer

Forgetting that death is eventual, that it can come all too sudden, he was contented that he was ‘completely healed’,…

04
Jun
2012

Respect Dead Or Alive

From the movie ‘Peepli (Live)’, which is social tragedy of about how a poor farmer was tempted to kill himself…

04
Jun
2012

Some River Reflections

From the 1957 movie ‘The River’directed by Jean Renoir – Same But Different Nan: Why can’t you be good like…