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55 Fiction

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I stood there, with no scope of movement. “Did you do it?” he asked.“I guess” she said.“Guesses? They barely work for me girl!”“It was difficult, I tried but..”A bullet passed through her chest. Blood splattered. She lay cold. He stared at the cold body and turned.

Death waited for me.

PS: My very first attempt @ 55 Fiction !

ATAJ Journalism Trophy (My entry)

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CHANGING TIDES OF AN ARCHITECTURAL ERA (In PROPOSITION to the topic: Do all things urban have to be ugly too?)


Suffice to say, it is set in the future that Earth will be overcrowded and there’ll be no room to move. May be, the cities on our planet Earth would grow so much they would merge to create one big planet- sized city! With the ever hiking population crisis that we (the world) are facing, growth as a city, in terms of infrastructure and services becomes very critical. The revolution has started already. Overcrowding of cities has forced the planners to look beneath the land, beyond the shores and deep into the sky for space. Technology has facilitated them to exhaust this space and in turn, on a broader perspective, they’ve provided us with a junkyard of skyscrapers and convoluted stretches of transport ways.

Zoom into the city and take a walk down the main street; you’d see a story repeat on most of the main streets. Loud hoardings trying to grab attention; extremely congested ro…