What Lights The Dark

Taking a walk by the beach late in the evening she was reflecting on the wrong decisions she had made in her life. Every mistake that had pushed her into the dark came haunting at her. Cursing, cribbing she moved closer to the waters, her decision made, to end this worthless life. Perched on the…

I Do, Do I?

Spotless white always brought back the images of her marriage. She looked like an angel descending from heaven as she walked the aisle on her special day. The net trail followed with every step she took in her most elegant self, ready to tie the knot with the man of her dreams. “Stop”, said an…

The Love Of Lights

These flickering bright lights push off the darkness in me, moving towards them I feel peaceful. What is in these lights that brings solace to my anxious self? Is it my love for lights or do they actually scatter tranquility for the viewers to absorb?

The Barbaric Murder

Blood shot eyes, gruesome face, folded sleeves and unbearable alcohol stink, he looked like a character straight from a murder mystery novel. The blood stained rock lying nearby with his finger prints was evidence enough to push him behind bars. Handcuffed he was dragged from the crime scene, pictures taken and convicted. The newspapers read,…

Suffocation- Two Sides To A Coin

“Dowry caused another woman to lose her life.”, read the headlines. “Suffocated with a pillow”, a line that triggered a chain of thoughts in a female reader. “The suffocation that she felt in the absence of oxygen killed her and what I feel being restricted on speaking my mind is killing me everyday! But nobody…

Silence- A Cry For Help

“Times change and so do people.”, all her life she had believed this. It gave her the strength to go on and hope that things will change in her favor. People did change, for the worse! Then one day all her hopes of a better life died with her. Crying by her lifeless form, her…

It’s Not Forever

Together forever- sounded heavenly then, hollow now… Breakups are indeed life changing!!

Fearing Thinness

“Another member of fitness club found dead at her apartment, no clue of the killer.”, read the headlines. The police was investigating the possibility of illegal activity at the gym, thinking it as a valid reason for the consecutive murders. Reading the newspaper, a lady comments on her fat daughter, “The gym will shut down…

Failing Memory

“How I wish you forget me. At least then I’ll have a life to be called my OWN!”, the long ago said words came back to him. Never really did he thought that this wish of his could come true. On his knees he stood beside his mother’s bed in a hospital craving for her…

Knowing The Touch

Traveling in a bus, she felt an unknown hand on her arm. She shrunk a bit to give him some more space. It happened again, now she knew the truth behind that ‘accidental’ touch, she pushed him away and gave a deadly stare. A few minutes passed and his hand was up her sleeve yet…