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Parth Bhatt

Store Full of Stories: #2 Three People, Four Plates
Store Full of Stories: #2 Three People, Four Plates

"She has gone. She really has gone. I checked everywhere; the hospital, the church, everywhere. I called every single colleague she ever had. All of her friends and our family friends, but none of them know about her whereabouts. What am I supposed to do? She is gone, but I'm the one lost. How do I console the kids? How do I even face them? What do I tell them? There has to be something. There has to be a link, through which I can find her."...

Store Full of Stories: #1 Three People, Four Plates
Store Full of Stories: #1 Three People, Four Plates

That night, I heard voices. I crept towards their room, trying eavesdrop. I couldn't clearly hear anything they said, but I could see the frantic change in their expressions and the agitation as they argued. It went on and on for almost an hour. I don't know what happened, but from the look on his face, it was very clear that he was helpless and upset. The next morning, mom was gone....

Store Full of Stories: #3 3:50 Saurashtra Superfast
Store Full of Stories: #3 3:50 Saurashtra Superfast

While the other passengers turned their attention to the crying child, he directed his anger towards the poor vendor. “Can’t you see properly?”, he said angrily while he cursed the services of Saurashtra Superfast. “But, Saheb…” “It wasn't his fault, he was busy pouring tea in a moving train. He couldn’t have seen the child coming.”, she said while trying to clean her kurti with a tissue paper....

Store Full of Stories: #2 3:50 Saurashtra Superfast
Store Full of Stories: #2 3:50 Saurashtra Superfast

“No, no, no…on the contrary, I was boring you. The book was at such a critical juncture that I couldn’t resist it. And also, who wants to go and sit with an old hag?” This time he liked and enjoyed every bit of her ‘No, no, no’. He couldn’t stop himself from smiling. This journey in Saurashtra Superfast was pleasing him beyond his expectations....

Store Full of Stories: #1 3:50 Saurashtra Superfast
Store Full of Stories: #1 3:50 Saurashtra Superfast

When the Saurashtra Superfast arrived on the platform, dragging his suitcase and rucksack—which had testimonies of his mom’s affections—he reached his RAC seat. He swiftly placed his luggage beneath the berth so as to occupy the maximum space and then waited for the other person who was going to share the seat with him. ...