The StoryBench

We are a community of people who share a love of the written word. We meet to read stories, poems, songs… around a decided theme. This blog is a repository for all that is shared in these meetings.



Teddy Bear

By A. A. Milne. The first time Winnie the Pooh makes an appearance in his writing. A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise. Our Teddy Bear is short and fat, Which is not to be wondered at;... Continue Reading →

Pura Dukh Aur Aadha Chand

By Parveen Shakir   पूरा दुख और आधा चाँद हिज्र की शब और ऐसा चाँद दिन में वहशत बहल गई रात हुई और निकला चाँद किस मक़्तल से गुज़रा होगा इतना सहमा सहमा चाँद यादों की आबाद गली में घूम... Continue Reading →

the shoe doesn’t fit

“oh no, fairy Godmother! How did this happen?” Cinderella whined. Her attempt at masking her disappointment failed. “I’m so sorry. So-so sorry. Cinders, I mean, Cindy dear, I want to know too.” She  tinkered with the third point of her... Continue Reading →

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