It was the third time this week that the house was filled with the sound of breaking glass, and it was only Wednesday today. I shuddered slightly at the thought. There would be three more days to go through before the blessed Sabbath day. Even he know better than to make me work on a … Continue reading Who is stronger?
“Think of it as a test”, he said. “You shouldn’t have anything to worry about…if you’re right. It’s only a matter of a few minutes and then everyone will be happy. Don’t you want to be accepted?” It was so easy for him to say that, after all he wouldn’t be the one having someone … Continue reading Test of Love
As a kid I used to love hiding under the layers of sari as the maids went about folding them. Even today I do the same but it's no longer fun.
Even with my eyes shut, I feel its all-pervasiveness This smoke that rises from my heart burning at his fingertips. He laughs at the worry lines on my forehead And says that a little fun never killed anyone... So night after night, I sleep with the devil- His musky perfume filling my lungs, He promises … Continue reading Smoking kills…others
Talk to me. Tell me your name. I'm a white magic woman - I can feel your pain. There are cracks on the facade That you work so hard to maintain. No, don't worry. No one else will notice. They've got nothing to gain. Me? I'm a collector of sorrow. That's my bane. Prompt: Facade
"Life is so peaceful...now that she's no longer a part of it. The constant emotional rides were driving me crazy", he said while staring longingly at her photograph.
Everyone had told her she could be a model if she wanted. Alas, the fool fell in love with her face and scarred her soul in return.
She stood tall and strong knowing that her sacrifice would be remembered forever. Then the lights came on and she burnt away her life waiting for someone to remember her.
With bated breath And a thudding heart I type till my fingers hurt And the words bleed out On the virgin white sheet. Proof of my innocence Displayed for the world to see. Then begins the endless waiting For a little orange dot On the top right corner. Love me or hate me At least … Continue reading You’ve got a Message
We met under grey skies and a black umbrella. We both agreed that you were special and so our friendship bloomed. You conquered hearts with my words, which I joyfully supplied. I gave you my trust, but you lied. You lied. You stamped all over my confidence just for my benefit Left with too many … Continue reading Disagree to Agree