https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2014/09/07/16/53/hands-437968_960_720.jpg I felt the weight of the many eyes Trying to find me As I sat lost under my veil. You held my hand and I felt ready To silence the butterflies That fluttered at the thought of Losing my name. Of all the things I lost There was one I gained - you. Trying my hand … Continue reading Losing my heart
Her hands still trembled a little every time the phone rang. Somehow she could never let that fateful night out of her mind when her world tipped itself over. While sitting at her window and staring out unseeingly at all the signs that life had moved on since then, she felt stuck in that one … Continue reading Return of the prodigal
I don't speak on behalf of all the Indian males this country has to boast. I wouldn't even dream of being that knowledgeable or prejudiced to generalize a statement. But in my limited experience with such incidences, I have found that such cases are unfortunately very common. The perfect gentleman can rapidly disintegrate to reveal a … Continue reading Four Glasses Down
She shook her hair Till it fell in layers, down the regal slope of her shoulders. She shook her jacket Till the crumbs of a hasty lunch fell free from the tweed. She shook her head To dispel all the nasty thoughts that kept flooding in. And when everything else was done, She shook herself … Continue reading Rising Up
She stood there a long time staring at the words, trying to etch them on the empty spot in her heart. The last drowning rays of the sun glinted off the lettering making it difficult to miss. She only wished it had not taken the deaths of her best friends to save others' lives. Written for … Continue reading Best friends…forever
There was something very special about that day. She could feel it, though no one had bothered letting her in on the secret. There was a faint buzz in the air like when you know that you are about to embark on a journey to find your soul. Everything seemed just that little bit clearer, … Continue reading The horror of loneliness
As a child I remember the excitement I felt at being given new stationary. There was something so celebratory about getting a set of new notebooks just begging to be filled in with new flights of fantasies. The blunt edges of pencils awaiting the moment when they would be sharpened to their best and fight … Continue reading Welcoming change
His breath on her cheeks melted a piece of her heart that had been frozen since forever. It had been gone so long that it felt like meeting a stranger. Yet, when his arms tightened around her, even the stranger felt at home.
I walk into a room soaked in your scent... And I walk out with a smile lingering on mine...
“Please don’t make me do this” she whispered through lips cracked and bleeding after trying to hold back every little cry that tried to make its way up her parched throat. “I’ll be good. I’ll do better. I won’t disappoint you again. I promise! Does that not mean anything to you?” Her cries were getting … Continue reading Putting back the pieces