Rhea is a senior at Indiana University. She's majoring in English and Creative Advertising. She likes writing literary fiction, painting with watercolors, eating chocolate cake and has a cat named Audrey.
Sunshine in Shallow Waters
Why does the sun go on shining? / Why does the sea rush to shore? / Don't they know it's the end of the world? — Skeeter Davis
When Evil Smiles
I. I knew without looking at my schedule whose appointment was next. My stomach swirled with both apprehension and pity as I stared at the white door of my office. Clementine had shut it hard as she had stalked out of her appointment with me.
Mozart in the Tomb
The sight of an empty waiting room always filled me with a strange mix of emotions. Relief that there were no wounded animals whimpering under the seats, followed by a vague emptiness that I couldn’t stomach. Just because there aren’t any dogs with broken legs in the waiting room, doesn’t mean their legs aren’t breaking today.
Old Calcutta Style Phuchkas
Whenever I try to introduce the concept of phuchkas to my American friends, I’m always met with such perplexed faces, you do what with the cup? you scoop it? the Whole thing in your mouth??