Every day of mine starts with the constant ringing of my alarm for some years now. Then the usual rush to be ready and out of the door within the time frame. But from the past one month, the routine after that just changed. Earlier if it was to get to office fighting the morning… Continue reading Live the Present.
A stack of old books came into her way while dusting their room. It was his. While shuffling through the books, she came across a book wrapped completely, as if he was afraid that the words will fly out if kept unbound. Out of curiosity she ripped opened it to reveal a diary, showing snippets… Continue reading Heart Prints
Woke up to her messages. Took the phone to the loo and chatted with her. She was all packed to take that flight away from life, at least for a while. And I am still here, questioning myself about the trip booked two days ago under alcohol influence. But the next morning everything looked so… Continue reading A Date With Her
She could smell payasam here at her room “Amu, take this and give this to him”Her mother called.After that I can have too, she thought She dashed to the kitchen Singing, she jumped each stair to himHe opened the door swiftly, as if Waiting for her to ring the bell She gave him the dish, which he took And called her inside, which she didShe stood there and looked around Same as her flat,… Continue reading #Metoo
He turned the key and opened his doorDarkness and loneliness were awaiting himIt was not like this before some timeSo many souls used to clue their eyes to the door For him to appear after a day’s workBut now everything changedHe closed the door and let out a sighNeither sad nor sorry for anythingBut just pride beaming… Continue reading Courage Over Comfort
In school, the teacher told me to keep quietAnd stop complaining even thoughThe sweet boy next to me was bullying meThe principal in my college told me To shut my mouth and enlightened me that ragging Is a must for mental strengthMy boss demanded to prove myself multiple times For that promotion I deservedWhen my… Continue reading A Compliment …
My heart skipped a beat seeing your faceIt makes me blush from insideIt makes the butterflies in my tummy to do somersaultsIt fulfills me with peaceIt makes up for my longingGives me more reasons to smile.But the wound on your foreheadIt aches my heartThe pain you went through makes me miserableTo know that you were… Continue reading One last time …
She was waiting in the airport terminal for more than an hour now. His flight had been delayed, the board says. She got another two more hours to kill alone. She felt angry. Three hours out of the 48 hours they get. Time races as if on a F1 race when they're together. They barely… Continue reading 72 Hours