THE GIFT OF THE MAGI | Short Story | O. Henry

One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. Three times Della counted it. One dollar and eighty-… Continue reading THE GIFT OF THE MAGI | Short Story | O. Henry

Quotes to celebrate Environment Day

The poetry of the earth is never dead." - John Keats "The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure." - D. H. Lawrence "There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter." - Rachel… Continue reading Quotes to celebrate Environment Day

Nine Stories| J.D.Salinger | Book of the day |

Nine Stories (1953) is a collection of short stories by American fiction writer J. D. Salinger published in April 1953. It includes two of his most famous short stories, "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" and "For Esmé – with Love and Squalor". (Nine Stories is the U.S. title; the book is published in many other… Continue reading Nine Stories| J.D.Salinger | Book of the day |

The Misery of Pain

In the misery of pain, the hurt beliefs of life, never fought to forget, What was causing it.

First Love

The way she passed the bridge of my memory, I lost my way out of the senses. The lights of courage in me was diminished, Flaunted by the winds of first love.