I know you are hurting Struggling to deal with the grief It hurts my soul to see you desolate You may think That you are all alone now Now that I am no more Nothing but a departed soul I may be gone But I am unforgotten I will always live in your heart And … Continue reading Let go…
Running was what he did best And he did so with much zest. He ran away from problems And he ran away from quarrels. He ran away from responsibilities And he denied all liabilities. Never did he have to face consequences. He left all his troubles for others. He ran and ran, Avoiding one obstacle … Continue reading The runaway
She stared at the lone crow perched on the leafless branch even as tears flowed freely from her eyes. Her life suddenly seemed as dark and gloomy as the night. In one fell swoop, the accident had stolen the reason behind all her happiness and smiles. This post was written in response to the Three … Continue reading Three Line Tale #39: Dark and gloomy
The war was over. They had won.But the victory was bittersweet.While the country gained many martyrs,they lost their children.
Do you ever get that feeling?… When someone whom you love has died and you expect the world to crash down around you, or at least stop and take notice. But it doesn’t. People go on as usual. Life goes on as usual, but not for you. You can feel a deafening silence. It’s as … Continue reading Food for thought #7
He still remembered the last time he held her in one of his bear hugs. He could still feel the warm kiss she gave on his forehead. He had closed his eyes and savoured the moment even as he tucked a wayward strand of her hair behind her ear. If only he had known at … Continue reading short story #35: The Last Time
Five years ago, our lives were changed forever. This day snatched away a very precious part of our family. We lost Rocky, our beloved Labrador Retriever to a prolonged illness. Our family lost a beloved son. I lost my constant partner in crime, my huggable moron, the only soul who could melt my heart with … Continue reading Five years later…
Earlier today one of my friends had sent me two messages saying that "Chadwick Boseman has left" and "no more Black Panther". At first, I believed that he had left the Marvel franchise for some reason. However, the illusion didn't last for long. The real news hit me hard.. with the full force of a … Continue reading Goodbye, Chadwick Boseman
He voluntarily underwent quarantine.He missed his last chance to see his father.He chose safety over attending the funeral. (20 words) This story was inspired by a real-life incident. A man had travelled to his native place from a foreign country. His father had been in a critical state which was the reason why he made … Continue reading tiny tale #85: The hardest choice…
The clouds kissed the top of the mountains and chased each other as they moved across the skies. They shed their burden as they moved, ushering in the first showers. The parched land lapped up the water, rejoicing at the onset of the monsoons. A magnificent tigress waited in the shade of the tall bushes, … Continue reading short story #33: Survival of the fittest…
It was well past midnight. The streets were dimly lit by the overhead lamps. The roads were empty and the shops had all closed for the day. The otherwise busy intersection was now deserted. Even the traffic signals had retired after a busy day's work and were flashing amber. This was the very traffic signal … Continue reading short story #27: Crossroads
An ear-splitting crash and a sense of being thrown were all that she experienced in her last moments. When she regained consciousness, she was on a wooden bridge, with a bicycle in her hand, walking towards a city full of skyscrapers whose silhouettes were a bright contrast against the setting glow of the sun. She … Continue reading Three Line Tale #24: Crossing the bridge
His last decision - ditching his helmet.
Death broke their promises of forever. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #39: Forever. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Do keep checking this space every Saturday at 8PM IST for a new #6WSP prompt. 🙂 Click here to know more about … Continue reading six word story #62
Where does the soul go once the life ceases to exist? I wonder if a departed soul goes to heaven or hell, or if it's simply reborn... all set for yet another journey from birth till death. They do call it the circle of life after all! Life is unpredictable, so is death. A moment … Continue reading SoCS – Where?
Dear Chester, I can't quite believe that you've been gone for over a year. It seems as if it were yesterday that I heard that shocking news for the first time. I stared blankly, reading and re-reading the message. Surely, it couldn't be true! The message didn't sink in then. Neither did it sink in … Continue reading Open Letter #2: Dear Chester Bennington,
Ever since I first read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, (That would be The Philosopher's Stone, to some of you) nearly thirteen years ago, I had been branded for life. I've been a Potterhead for so long, that I can be safely classified as a Harry Potter nerd. I had been totally obsessed with … Continue reading Goodbye, Alan Rickman