Sir, add an ‘e’ before the mail

“Hello?” the old postman uttered into the phone lying on his desk. The phone was surrounded by files whose edges had been feasted upon by rats. Rays of the setting sun penetrated the doorway of the post office and glowed on the metal desk behind which he was sitting. While his ears were listening, his eyes were captivated by the cables that … Continue reading Sir, add an ‘e’ before the mail

A coordination that is often overlooked

Shyam stepped out of the car that had carried him to the big auditorium. He walked towards the big auditorium, at first awed by the number of people walking inwards. The red carpet which was under his feet signified a sense of achievement more than he had ever felt in his life. As he reached … Continue reading A coordination that is often overlooked

The machine that used to be

Evolution of phones

A diverse crowd, with people ranging from the most powerful people to the least powerful people, squatted and stood around the pan stall that marked the entrance to the small village. Standing amidst the dust and the sounds that emanated from a constant flow of trucks and buses that passed through the tiny village, the … Continue reading The machine that used to be