The shine was impeccable! Seated royal across the pane, it shone in pure glory. I envisioned it adorned gracefully on my finger – the ring, I knew Steve would never be able to afford for me. I would look at it with expectant eyes, every time I happened to pass by it. Steve and I married … More The love that is!
“May I?”, he asked, lending his hand. Slightly taken aback, she hesitated for a moment, before giving in. The rhythmic flow of the steps, took them to the glorious memories of the past. How he first taught her to dance. The endless nights, they spent talking about everything and nothing. Memories flashed. A thousand words were … More The last dance
For the fifth time today, she walked downstairs, looking for him. She looked through every shelf and drawer, hoping to find some evidence for his existence. She looked through every file and folder. Read every word in her diary. She could find nothing about him. Although she remembered almost nothing after the terrible disease took upon … More His existence
Seated under a tree, she held the book, as if hiding her face. Overflowing with emotions, she wiped those drops. The intense pain and longing for her beloved had torn her apart. She spread her sheet, and laid down. Looking upwards, she saw the huge tree above her. Every tiny leaf merrily danced over the tunes of the wind. … More The reunion
As the star embarked her journey, she saw the beautiful moon. When the star spoke, the moon smiled; When the star laughed, the moon smiled again. But, in her silence, lied her beauty, in her few words, lied her charm. Although, Time has come, to bid goodbye, the heart of the star, forever … More Presence of a silent friend
Every night he would stop by at the restaurant down the lane for dinner. It used to be quite late, somewhere near 10. Around that time, there would also an old woman. It often left him wonder why would she come in so late, when the shutters were about to close. It was then that … More The extra chapatti
“Seema, you have exactly 5 minutes. I’ll be waiting down.”, said Salma. Seema looked one last time in the mirror, before grabbing her bag. She turned 30 today. She was going to travel. Travel to those places that she had never been before, to those places that would transform her outlook towards life forever. “How I … More Experiencing the bright side