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Quit-RedPaper

Quit | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Priyanka Kashyap | Guest Writer   They taught me, “Try, try again. Time will bring you your reward, Try, try again.” To quit is to lose, […]

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Of tattered shoes and shiny hair | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in There is this kid who roamed around, In tattered shoes and shiny hair, He jumped in puddles, across the ground, With tattered […]

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FamiliarButStrange-RedPaper

Familiar but strange | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in The green grass, The far spread sky without obstruction, The shallow lake, The pleasant, maybe warm winds. Spring blossoms, Summer leaves, Packed […]

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ThoseCollegeDays-RedPaper

Those College Days | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Rashika Jain | Guest Author | RedPaper.in Tuesdays or Thursdays, Every day was a maze; Full of craze, full of blaze, Ending to fun always; Bunking classes […]

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Patience-RedPaper

Patience | Poetry | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Seasons have passed, Sunshine, Winds, Snow, Rains, And the dry stick, Stood there unwavering, With its loss and hidden pain?   […]

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Patience-RedPaper

Patience | Poetry | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Seasons have passed, Sunshine, Winds, Snow, Rains, And the dry stick, Stood there unwavering, With its loss and hidden pain?   […]

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TheaterOfMyMind-RedPaper

Theater of my Mind | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry           By: Manimugdha Kashyap | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in   Tick tick tock tock Hi! Get up now! Said the clock It’s 3a.m. […]

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Adjustments-RedPaper

Adjustments | Poetry | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   New walls, New windows, Unfamiliar creaking sounds, Unfamiliar taps and turn arounds, Temperature, smell, lights, Everything is a random sight, Even […]

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Companions-RedPaper

Companions | Poetry | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Rashika Jain | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in In this country of unknown, In the room where I am alone; I get filled with glee, Whenever I see, […]

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ChildInTheWindow-RedPaper

The child in the window | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Locked. Chained? Sneaking through the panes. His friends are playing around in their muddy t-shirts. Rolling the ball in the street, […]

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Conversation | Poetry | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in | Poetry By: Deepanshu Chhabda | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in Can we be simple again? Entangled, Enchanted, Enriched. Can you convert the annoyance to silliness? Can your new stories […]

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ItIsOver-RedPaper

It Is Over | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in | Poetry By: Tushar Jaiswal | Guest Writer What is the necessity of life, a girl and her beautiful love. Two motionless hand in hand, And a fake honest […]

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RoadNotTaken-RedPaper

The Road Not Taken | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Rashika Jain | Guest Author | RedPaper.in Twists and turns, stones and thorns; Pits and bumps, ball at the stumps; Sun and rain, storms in your brain; […]

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Airport-RedPaper

Airport | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Faces, there were so many. Those eyes awaiting, Searching for someone in the crowd. The displays changing after every couple of […]

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World, today we are sorry for your loss. | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   World, today we are sorry for your loss. You gave this man a challenging path But what he did instead is […]

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DoorsAndWindows-RedPaper

Doors and Windows | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   You know they always search for doors, They neglect the windows.   They want to get into everything, no matter what […]

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RoundPegSquareHole-RedPaper

Round peg in a square hole | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Mercy Sangma | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in Damned by the society for being different They tell you to be yourselves Yet stare with disdain As if […]

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Snow-RedPaper

Snow | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in- Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Let it fall sometimes, It’s better to be free,   Everyone is caught in their own boundaries, It has got to do […]

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LetterToMay-RedPaper

Letter to May | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Short Story By: Mercy Sangma | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in Hey May, It’s me again. I’m writing to you early this year. All because there is so much […]

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Puzzle-RedPaper

A Puzzle | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Deepanshu Chhabda | Guest Writer   Twisting knob, I entered my realm. Today, I’ll hang a new frame whose nail waits.   Counting breaths alone, soul […]

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No Surprises | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Mercy Sangma | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in A heart of emotions unexpressed I speak but my voice echoes in the hollow pursuit What I do for a […]

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AbsorbedAreWe-RedPaper

Absorbed, are we? | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Deepanshu Chhabda | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in Surprise, Surprise. Now that your petty soul has come to demise. That arrogant wolf absorbed the strength, Howled in […]

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MomIMissYou-RedPaper

Mother, I miss you so | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Sharmistha De | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in           You said I was your, ‘sweetest dream come true’, And now you’ve become my […]

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Reflections-RedPaper

Reflections | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti vyas | RedPaper.in   I see reflections of woods, Everywhere in my room,   On the mirror of my closet, On a photo frame hanging […]

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AnEternalBond-RedPaper

An Eternal Bond | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Dimming lights, Faded scenes, She knows, She is forgetting it all slowly,   Moments are like flash cards to her, Which […]

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Goodbye-RedPaper

A goodbye till we meet again | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Debarati Sen | Guest Writer | RedPaper.in The temple bells ringing an enchanting note A Chilly November evening, Cold hands and warms hearts As we sat on […]

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NoiseSound-RedPaper

The confusion between noise & sound | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   He is a traveler, Forced to be one because of his inner desires, Desire or those wants which kill you from […]

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Windows-RedPaper

Windows | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Every window has its own story to tell, Compelling you to look outside from your secret small world,   Mine shows […]

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AnUnusualLoveStory-RedPaper

An Unusual Love Story | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   And then they lived happily ever after. Well, they didn’t. Why would they? Nobody does.   But the story always ends […]

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Journey-RedPaper

Journey | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – WriteForRedPaper By: Deepanshu Chhabda | Guest Writer  | RedPaper.in Tilting my head, I looked above. So many stairs and there was hunger in me and in my steps. […]

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TheTrap-RedPaper

The Trap | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in One day while sifting through the room, They heard some noise, Strange, squeaky, unusual, They thought it might be from their underslept […]

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TheUnawareWarrior-RedPaper

The Unaware Warrior | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   I am a white collar man, but I am not one of them. I travel each day with my ironed shirt, […]

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Silence-RedPaper

Silence | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Silence. Sometimes you underestimate its presence. Sometimes, you overlook it, While you fake your lives around other people. Did you ever […]

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Simplicity-RedPaper

Simplicity | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in That’s all I have got my friend, A pinch of grass, And a world full of sunshine in my hand.   If […]

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Spare the Souls | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Guest Post By: Sharmistha De | Write-For-RedPaper They have left us, left us alone… Wondering where they now belong? An uncanny prelude walks past, I know not at whose […]

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NotABook-RedPaper

Not a Book | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Guest Post By: Deepanshu Chhabda | Write-For-RedPaper I picked one from that pile. Flipped some pages, got engrossed. Start was funny, I read further, Marked my phrases, made it […]

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SuchIsLife-RedPaper

Such is Life | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Write For RedPaper By: Deepanshu Chhabda | Guest Post Take a step further, No, now pull it back. Many threads, many choices, A big mess, can’t be straightened. […]

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DreamorReality-RedPaper

Dream or Reality | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Sometimes she thinks she is living in her dreams. The world doesn’t seem realistic to her. It’s like an imaginary space Where […]

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InfinitytoInfinity-RedPaper

Infinity To Infinity | Poetry| RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   You often used to ask me, About my days, About how I spend the morning sun And how I am facing […]

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TheCliff-RedPaper

That Cliff | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Portey By: Deepanshu Chhabda | via WriteFor-RedPaper On a cliff, a slap of wind, Trying to wake me up From past trolling towards our shrine. That place, a memoir […]

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FirstLove-RedPaper

First Love Lasts | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry via: WriteFor-RedPaper/Azure Just a name Could make her face Intensify with glow Even this summer, Though they ended up The previous winter. For she respected The stage […]

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ConnectednessToBe-RedPaper

Connectedness To Be | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Mary | WriteFor-RedPaper Where do I stand in the continuum of my -now- space Within my eyes, the sparks that ignite the vastness of entirety With […]

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A Stamp of Humanity | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – A Stamp of Humanity By: Sudipta Chakraborty | Write-For-RedPaper At point of life when this noxious world Tries to drag you to a trembling ground, Where you find […]

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An-Escapade-RedPaper

An Escapade | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – An Escapade By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Let’s plan a trip together, my friend, To a place far, far away from our land. You know, I know a […]

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AMagicalJourney-RedPaper

A Magical Journey | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Sudipta Bhattacharya | Write-For-RedPaper   Once upon a time, there was an orphaned fellow, Whose tales of adventure will make you cheer and bellow. Treated by a doormat […]

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Compromise | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Compromise By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Compromise Owing to the moon all by herself, Is not letting her take the breath of respite Thinking a way out, she […]

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Existance-RedPaper

Existence | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Because the silences eat me, voices don’t. Yes, I am growing, and we all are. Growing at a rigorous rate, Tolling far too fast. […]

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AmassedAssembly-RedPaper

Amassed Assembly | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Assembled parts by parts, Meticulously ornamented from bottom to top. With the tips of the finger nails, To the curves of the hairline, […]

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A Fairy Tale | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Anonymous | Write-For-RedPaper   Long long ago in a distant land, There lived a girl with a perfect plan! With a prince charming and a brilliant future, She […]

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Small Talks | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Blank pale faces, Unusual silences, Awkward eye contacts, Cold glances, Randomly choosing a place, To sneak in through the sides, Oh, yes the […]

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Little things matter | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Let it be the small note on the wall, Or the paper folded inside the jar, A scribble on the board, Or a caricature […]

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Just One Ocean Blue | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Just One Ocean Blue | RedPaper.in via WriteForRedPaper/Azure   Hearing the sweet melody, My emotions take me away, As I listen to the sea, And the ocean underway. Feeling […]

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Fumes of the Underworld | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Fumes of the Underworld | RedPaper.in via WriteForRedPaper/Azure   Running wild in this maze named world, I’m tiered, I am turd. Capsizing my path, I return, to over herd. […]

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Measure Where You Stand | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Measure Where You Stand | RedPaper.in By: Khushali | via WriteForRedPaper Doors are open You just need to go. Wings are there You just need to fly. Ideas are […]

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Colors of chaos | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in   By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   When she picked a brush to paint, She has so much on her mind, But nothing on her brain, Her hands felt […]

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Respite | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Respite | RedPaper.in By Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Those rails,  The small gate,  A swing to fling,  That’s all makes her place,  Her owned cage.  She has got […]

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Childhood | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Childhood | RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Childhood. Don’t you feel like living it again?  To run across the streets, race around the field’s length, bare feet, To […]

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He-Brews in my kitchen | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in He-Brews in my kitchen By: Mary | via Write-for-RedPaper Thirty years together Times with coffee, food, friends and games , With roles we played about hearth, tools, books and […]

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Black and white | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Black and white | RedPaper.in By Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   Extremities, Don’t you feel ethereal comfort when you are there? There on the edges, Away from the deciding […]

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You were remembered | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in You were remembered | RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in You were remembered, not by me. But by those gleaming eyes, That search for the complementary pair, Assuring that […]

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Someone | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Someone | RedPaper.in By Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in There is this guy in the crowd, Whom she meets daily, He smiles with his crooked teeth, And stumbles down the […]

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A game of two | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in A game of two | RedPaper.in By Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in You mere words,  Intertwined thou,  Why you take away my sleep,  My free wandering soul,  My inner peace, […]

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Despise | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Despise | RedPaper.in By Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Moving down the dingy lane, His mind was coiled in things insane, Is the world actually the one, he once perceived? […]

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PALINDROME: EMORDNILAP | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in PALINDROME: EMORDNILAP | RedPaper.in via Write-for-RedPaper/Azure The liar lost his rail; neither the mug of gum could fix it nor the dew could help to wed. Mob in mood […]

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Mushrooming Maim | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Mushrooming Maim | RedPaper.in By: Sharmistha De | via Write-for-RedPaper   The other-side dwells latent breeding extensively, Proliferating discreetly all through… It drags the entity to the twilight silently. Battered […]

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Tonight | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Tonight | RedPaper.in By Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Tonight I am not gonna leave you, Not even for those fraction of seconds, When you blink your eyes, When you […]

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The Traveler | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in The Traveler | RedPaper.in By: Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   All you are is nothing but a mere traveler, The more you walk,  You enlighten your world moving out […]

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Romancing White Christmas | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Romancing White Christmas | RedPaper.in By: Sharmistha De | via Write-for-RedPaper The vanilla clouds knew it all as they conspire, I walk the walk to the pines where smiling lights welcomed, […]

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Dear Dad, with Love | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Dear Dad, with Love | RedPaper.in By: Vaibhav Doshi | via Write-for-RedPaper   A hand full of generosity and a hand filled with nothing you taught me gratitude. A morning full […]

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Twisted Dreams | RedPaper.in

Twisted Dreams | RedPaper.in By: Sharmistha De | via Write-for-RedPaper Dreams are desires on quiet lips, Desires are lame imbalances of mind, Mind is uncertain at times about all, All which are […]

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A Broken Soul | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in A Broken Soul | RedPaper.in via Write-for-RedPaper/Azure   Empty soul wander aimless through the crowd. Doesn’t affect her the screams and shouts. Numbed by the pain of a hollow […]

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Meteor Shower | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in  Meteor Shower | RedPaper.in Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in Scrolling her news feed, She then got around to read, A line that said, There will be meteor showering in the […]

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The Screen | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in The Screen | RedPaper.in Preeti Vyas | RedPaper.in   The heated dinner on the table, the aroma of familiar spices covering the hall, She sits there staring on her […]

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Pain in Snow | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Pain in Snow | RedPaper.in By: Puja Mitra | via Write-for-RedPaper Naked branches of trees, snow covered lanes, You say this beauty; I say this must be pain, there you drift miles […]

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Down the Memory Lane | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Down the Memory Lane | RedPaper.in By: Aditi Lohana Bansal | via Write-for-RedPaper I got back to those old places, searching among the crowd some familiar faces. Finding myself […]

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A Night to Remember | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in A Night to Remember | RedPaper.in By: Aditi Lohana Bansal | Write-for-RedPaper Silence, darkness, and this lonely lake.. Many memories to give, many to take! Two souls left to explore […]

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That mysterious lady | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in That mysterious lady | RedPaper.in By: Tanmoy Moulik | via Write-for-RedPaper Those pretty pink nails. . .was all I could see. My curious heart asked my lips. . .who […]

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My Mind Goes Blue | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in My Mind Goes Blue | RedPaper.in By: Puja Mitra | via Write-for-RedPaper Shades of orange, blue and green, silently sweeps across my face,the wind calm and serene, the seagull, white and […]

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My Mystery Man | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in My Mystery Man | RedPaper.in By: Raksha Srinivasan | via Write-for-RedPaper He walks alone with a stealthy stride, no companion by his side, walks the way with a sturdy […]

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A Silent Good-bye | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in A Silent Good-bye | RedPaper.in By: Aditi Lohana Bansal | via Write-for-RedPaper I bid my mom goodbye this morning Unaware of the horrendous happening I was innocent yet ripped […]

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Growing Distances, Reduced Fights | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in By: Ankur Shrivastava | via Write-for-RedPaper Growing Distances, Reduced Fights | RedPaper.in Sometimes it was me, sometimes it was you. Sometimes it was just the situation, neither me nor […]

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College ke Din | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Chirag Gupta | via Write-for-RedPaper College ke Din | RedPaper.in Hostel laga darawana bada Jab ragging se saamna pada Vo daravne pal hume abhi bhi yaad aate hai Jab […]

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The Seasonal Change | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in via Write-for-RedPaper / Azure The Seasonal Change The cold creeps in through the sun, Flames of ice now start to burn. Everywhere and all around! Over the trees and […]

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The World Didn’t Know | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in via Write-for-RedPaper / Azure The World Didn’t Know | RedPaper.in As she walked ahead with pride and confidence, But the world didn’t know The sorrow behind her smile, The […]

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You Are Not Listening | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in via Write-for-RedPaper / Azure You Are Not Listening | RedPaper.in I could speak in poetry, Pick the stars and plant them Across your garden along with the Half-dead roses, […]

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The Midnight Supper | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Staff Writer | RedPaper.in The Midnight Supper | RedPaper.in The dining table, She smiles as she eats, The sound of the cutlery too seems a melody, The heated dinner, […]

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I Never Liked the Barbed Wires | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Staff Writer | RedPaper.in I never liked the barbed wires|RedPaper.in I never liked the barbed wires. Do you feel the same? The way they grab the lining of the […]

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I am just an Escape | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in UMA PANT | via Write for RedPaper I am just an ESCAPE | RedPaper.in You look for me in the time of distress, When you are tired and life […]

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As hers will be the sky | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in Preeti Vyas | Staff Writer | RedPaper.in As hers will be the sky | RedPaper.in And there will come a time, when the shackles will be free, The boundaries […]

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Masquerade on the face of fear | RedPaper.in

RedPaper.in – Poetry By: Saumya Srivastava | Guest Writer She fought she cried, She shouted she screamed, She wept she ailed, Was she not terrified…Was she not petrified? Still we […]

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The Teenager | RedPaper.in

By: Paridhi Saxena | Class 10, Carmel Convent School, Bhopal A child who once was a dream, Is now born and treated with milk and cream. The joy of teaching […]

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Escape | RedPaper.in

By: Akash Gupta | Winner, Good English Institute Kolkata All these days all the same , Old faces old names. A cage for this life and broken wings Which you […]

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Warrior of the Light – A collection

Here is some food for your already tired and bored brain facing the mid-week blues. These are crisp, true and oh so beautiful!               […]

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