Scars

You can try to pull me down hurt me with harsh words break my spirit set up obstacles in my way and knock me down but I will never give up! I bear the scars from all the fights and I wear them proudly they might make me flawed but to me, they are reminders … Continue reading Scars

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

Let go…

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…

The perfect view

Cloudless dark night sky Stars spread over the dark canvas Gift the perfect view This verse was written in response to the Photo Challenge #373 hosted at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The challenge is to use the photo prompt as an inspiration for a poem or short story. Thank you, NEKNEERAJ for hosting this challenge. For the … Continue reading The perfect view

A ladybird fairy tale – a tiny tale

 The fairy queen Tiana had assigned a task for Adelina. Being a young fairy yet to earn a godchild, Adelina was glad for the opportunity to please her queen. Aidan, Tiana's human godchild had a soccer match. Tiana was worried that her ward might face failure. Adeline transformed into a ladybird. Even with her extra … Continue reading A ladybird fairy tale – a tiny tale

short story #35: The Last Time

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

short story #32: The “Unpleasant” Fairy

Tabitha was a fairy too, in her own right. Tabitha was the fairy godchild of Cinderella's fairy godmother. Tabitha was the most mischievous and unpleasant of little fairies in all of the fairyland. But her fairy godmother was too sweet to hold it against Tabitha! Ever since Cinderella married her prince and became a Princess, … Continue reading short story #32: The “Unpleasant” Fairy

Variety is the spice of life

When I was just a child Adulting seemed fascinating. It seemed like A tempting bowl of candy Within my line of sight That I just couldn't reach. But as an adult, I realised that Looks can be deceiving. Life isn't an easy ride. It's an epic rollercoaster ride, A crazy mix, Of happiness, sadness, Anger, … Continue reading Variety is the spice of life

Love Interrupted

The hall was decorated well Lit with strings of fairy lights, Lined with rose petals, Hearts and candles galore, Leading up to a small table Covered with a white lace cloth A ring of fragrant roses, And a bottle of perfume Claimed the centre of the table Roses were her favourite And so was the … Continue reading Love Interrupted

short story #14: The Frog Prince

Amphi was the youngest of the royal litter. With his olive-green spotted skin and long webbed feet, he was quite a looker. Being the youngest and the only male among the royal offspring, his parents and his sisters were fiercely protective of him. Since he was way too young for frog school, he stayed in … Continue reading short story #14: The Frog Prince

Behind the Mask

She seemed quiet, reserved so it was generally observed by the ones who didn't know her. She had always seemed shy though they knew not why Her mask remained in place until friendship claimed the space. Her true boisterous self was known only to a select few her inner circle that rarely grew This verse … Continue reading Behind the Mask

tiny tale #69: Mama’s girl

Was that a knock?"Mia..is that you? What happened, baby?"Seema sighed and turned away from her computer. It was impossible to work without getting interrupted!The door opened and in walked her 8-year-old."Mama, do you have some fabric glue ?".Seema decided to play along. "Sure, darling. What's it for?""Umm..it's for a project. I'll show it to you … Continue reading tiny tale #69: Mama’s girl

tiny tale #65: Nia and her forgetful grandma

The elevator stopped on the thirteenth floor with a lurch. Thanks to the built-in safety feature, the elevator had stopped at the nearest floor when the power went off.Just a few minutes ago, Nia had received a call from a very panicked Grandma Agnes.Grandma had misplaced her glasses. Again!Nia rushed to her grandma's apartment. Good … Continue reading tiny tale #65: Nia and her forgetful grandma