Short Stories, Poems and More

Posts by Parag Tipnis

Edward Grimm – Case of the Dead Actor (Part 1)

Edward Grim Murder Mystery

Edward Grimm – Case of the Dead Actor (Part 1) Olga Hesitated for a while before entering the small alley in Highmarsh, a suburb of Lornoirville close to the harbor and inhabited with container yards, warehouses, truck repair shops and many old apartment blocks built for the workers from textile mills and the harbor. She […]

City of Lies

City of Lies

City of Lies: A Tale of an almost lifetime CONTENT WARNING: The following story contains references to mature subjects. If you are not above 18 years old take consent from your parents before reading this We were used to dry spells. Those long yellow days which lay waste on the dirt roads like unending afternoon […]

Elevators : Think Before You Step In


Elevators – Think before you step in. It started about a month ago. At first there were one or two isolated incidents. Everyone thought that the first people who experienced it were either lying or delusional. But then more stories came to light. Now it has become a regular occurrence. So much that people have […]

Dog Day Diaries – Week 3

Dexter the Dog

Dog Day Diaries: Diary of Dexter the Dog – Week 3 Welcome back. This week has been busy. With too many cars passing through our street I had a lot of chasing to do. Then Jenna, the human who lives in house across the street delivered a human pup. Yeah you heard it right just […]

Missed Chance – A Short Story

A Love Story

Missed Chance – A Short Story A story of love and loss Story I want to tell began in my bedroom. A story of me and her. A story of was and could have been. “When was the last time you saw a girl naked,” she teased me. It made me realize that I was […]

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey The Neanderthal feeling takes hold, The inevitable hug of ubiquitous cold, Kaleidoscopic patterns of purple and grey, Emerge against the background, Of burning bright golden sunlight, Hands trembling like the taut leather, Of the drum just hit hard, Voices screaming in the head, Creating a cacophony of clamor, Thousand and twenty needles, Pricking […]

Short Stories

Short Stories – the Poem The words that you enslaved, Made unwilling accomplices, In your game of subterfuge and shadows, As you continued to weave, Strands of fiction overlapping, With masterstrokes of different hues, Your Stygian motives painted cerulean, Sugar on your short stories. Your eyes were obliging, With their talent for deception, A picture […]

Dog Day Diaries – Week 2

Dog Day Diaries: Diary of Dexter the Dog – Week 2 Just came back from a tiring and harrowing trip. And this is one of the terrible things I have to put up with. Once every month either Joe or Jill takes me to a sinister man in white coat, whom they mysteriously call a […]

Romeo and Juliet

O! Romeo, A heartbeat and a wink, A length of a breath, A lifetime, Did you wait ages, to live a moment, Or die in a moment, to live forever, A dazzling diamond teardrop, a silent revelry, A Golden Champagne, A silver moonlight, O! Juliet , A soft pink silk, A sweet strawberry, Velvet sands […]


Chand looked at the passing cars through the iron strips of the railway fence. He was waiting for more than an hour now. Every couple of minutes a train would pass by deafening him with the thud-thud on the tracks. Not that he was not used to it. He heard it more often than he […]

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