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School Stories: The Gappe Gangs

Writer’s Note: The word “gappe” means gossip. A more dignified way of putting it would be “networking” or “social interaction.” 

The following is a collection of fond memories. 1,337 more words

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Letters to Saint Jorge: Oh My God

Dear St. Jorge,

When we were on speaking terms, you made many preposterous statements. I can write a book on your absurd utterances. But right now, I would like to take up just this one: “So you are an atheist. 482 more words

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Letters to Saint Jorge: Remember This Song

Dear St. Jorge,

You sit at your desk in your luxurious office, thinking of ways to make more money. And even as you try to figure out how to double your income so that you can build a house bigger than your brother’s, your tongue speaks of the goodness of god. 420 more words

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Letter to an Internet Cheat

Dear man who is too scared to give me his phone number,

I do not know much about you, but I know enough to form an informed opinion about you. 891 more words

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School Stories: A Frustrated Parent

Dear Competition School,

First, I would like to congratulate you for being the most competitive school in this city. One often reads about you in the papers. 1,018 more words

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The Matriarch

Writer’s Note: The below poem was written in response to a poem read out during a creative writing workshop called, “Tell a Tale” conducted by the English Department of St Agnes College, Mangalore. 265 more words

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School Stories – Urine Therapy – Part II

Saraswati stared at her hostess in dismay. Having never faced a weeping hostess before, she did not understand how to deal with the situation.

“Ambikka, please,” she pleaded. 1,780 more words

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