six word story #119

False hope tricked her. Disappointment followed. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #91: Trick. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. There are cases when we let ourselves get carried away with too much of false hopes. When reality comes knocking, things … Continue reading six word story #119

Hunted down – a tiny-tale

Once upon a time, I was real. Yes, dragons were real. As real as the air you breathe in. My entire species were trusted companions of humans. We were their winged transporters, helping them soar to greater heights. But humankind grew greedy and in their greed, they saw the world through a different eye. They … Continue reading Hunted down – a tiny-tale

A well-deserved treat!

Peace descends at lastcrime solving done for the daythe heroes relaxreward themselves with a treatafter a hard day's battle Superheroes need a break from all that crime fighting too! What better way to relax than with a sweet treat. I hope you enjoyed this Tanka 😊 This poem was written in response to Sadje's What Do … Continue reading A well-deserved treat!

Dark and light

Darkness looms closer and threatens threatens to pull me under under its thick veil veil of suffering and misery misery that seems to go on on and on, until light breaks breaks and shines bright bright enough to end end the last traces traces of the darkness wiped wiped away by the light the light … Continue reading Dark and light

How the times have changed!

In the earlier dayswe had so many choices,freedom to roam about,to explore placesfar and near,unmasked and unafraid.We could go to the cinemaand then maybe hit a restaurant.Stepping out was funand all that we didover most weekends.Malls, parks, street food,shopping, dining out,movies, concerts,road trips, partying- we did it all!The more the merrier,and so it wentuntil a … Continue reading How the times have changed!

six word story #105

Hope seemed non-existent. Miracle saved them. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #76: Miracle. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #105

One-liner Wednesdays #44

Hope (noun) The one feeling that makes you believe every morning that you will get more sleep later at night but you still end staying up too late and way past your bedtime. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #44

short story #36: At first sight…

Nina was on a shopping spree when she came across the stunningly handsome model. His incredibly good looks were even more accentuated by his confidence. He was wearing the Autumn-Winter collection by the Veli - a leading apparel brand. Nina craved to own Veli's collections but she gave in to her brain's (and her wallet's) … Continue reading short story #36: At first sight…

tiny tale #87: The rediscovery

Staying at home had kept Chaya very much healthy and safe from the grip of the pandemic, but she struggled to find an outlet for all her pent-up energy. Her mind was plagued with boredom, laziness, frustration, and so many other emotions that it was hard for her to identify. She desperately wished to do … Continue reading tiny tale #87: The rediscovery

Let’s keep fighting…

There are none so blind as those who will not see, None so dead as those who will not hear, None so cowardly as those who are silent spectators. There's no injustice greater than when the ones in power misuse it, No shame greater than blaming the victim and protecting the criminals. This is what … Continue reading Let’s keep fighting…

short story #34: The Wall of Love

Amora managed to drag herself off the bed to take a look at her "wall of love". Depression had started to rear its ugly head. She could feel it stirring deep within her chest. She could feel happiness draining out of her slowly, only to be replaced by a sickening feeling of emptiness. It was … Continue reading short story #34: The Wall of Love

This too shall pass

I looked at the dark stormy skyDark rain-laden clouds,Sailed over my headDrifting at the wind's mercyI watched a quartet of geeseSoar higher and higherAs they made their wayAcross the dark skyI watched them fly awayTheir sizes growing smallerAnd smallerUntil they were just tiny specksI envied their freedomI wished I could soar highAnd fly away like … Continue reading This too shall pass

Of thunderstorms, downpour and hope…

Dusk had bid goodbye. The dark veil of night had claimed the sky. The Earth was silent, eerily so. The trees were still, the winds - non-existent. The humans were all locked up in cages of their own making. Distancing, socially, from each other, and from activities that hurt the environment, the very environment that … Continue reading Of thunderstorms, downpour and hope…

A fun game and a bit of wishful thinking!

Who knew that snails and cricket could play cricket and make us have so much fun in the process. I swear this is one of most addictive Google Doodle games ever! Initially, I just couldn't get past the 100 mark! I would get bowled out in the late nineties. It's a disappointment to get so … Continue reading A fun game and a bit of wishful thinking!