Oasis

There were times she felt deserted in the midst of the ever-changing sands of life. But she persisted against all odds. She never gave up her search for the oasis. She knew, that her efforts would be rewarded one day. There are times when the struggle gets too much. Days when you really have to … Continue reading Oasis

Freshly inked

The paper soaks up the fresh ink greedilyThe words sink in readilyBut my teardrops smudge themCreating quite the mayhem This post was written in response to Sammi's Weekend Writing Prompt #215. The Weekend Writing Prompt is hosted by Sammi on her blog - Sammi Cox. The challenge is to include the word "ink" and write … Continue reading Freshly inked

tiny tale #79: Star-crossed

As the planets aligned in a syzygy above them, The star-crossed lovers parted ways Their careers and family pulled them apart Their love was too fragile to survive the attack. This post was written in response to the Weekend Writing Prompt. The Weekend Writing Prompt is hosted by Sammi on her blog - Sammi Cox. … Continue reading tiny tale #79: Star-crossed

Kaleidoscope

Colours and shapesOf all sortsCollapse, explodeBlend and mergeInto each otherIn intrinsic patternsWith each shakeOf the kaleidoscope This post was written in response to the Weekend Writing Prompt. The Weekend Writing Prompt is hosted by Sammi on her blog - Sammi Cox. The challenge is to include the word "kaleidoscope" and write a prose/poem in 23 … Continue reading Kaleidoscope

tiny tale #75: Something Dark This Way Comes

The sky was overcast with dark clouds that threatened to drive the Sun away before his appointed hour of departure. Ananya was still a long way from home. A sudden fear dislodged her heart and took its place. Her heart was beating loudly in protest that she wondered if it was pounding against her ribs, … Continue reading tiny tale #75: Something Dark This Way Comes

tiny tale #72: Confused

Ayesha stared at the faded recipe. Was it 1tbsp of salt or 1tsp? Cooking always confused her! (17 words) This tiny tale was written in response to the Sammi Cox's Weekend Prompt. The challenge is to write a poem or piece of prose using the word "Fade" (or any of its forms) in exactly 17 … Continue reading tiny tale #72: Confused

10 word story #1

Remembered the tune,But not the words.So she improvised! This post was written in response to the Weekend Writing Prompt. The Weekend Writing Prompt is hosted by Sammi on her blog - Sammi Cox. The challenge is to include the word "tune" and write a prose/poem in 10 words. Click on the links to read entries … Continue reading 10 word story #1

tiny tale #58: When Amy made tea!

Amy wasn't much of cook unless microwaving stuff counted. That day, she decided to surprise her mom by making tea! Amy made the tea all by herself and poured it into her mom's favorite china teapot. Too late, she realized that scalding hot tea could hurt teapots too! (48 words) This post was written in … Continue reading tiny tale #58: When Amy made tea!