A Widow’s Eyes

Just yesterday I was wrapped in white silk and today I am encased in black. It is not just the color of my cloak that has changed, my eyes have changed too. Where lay dreams of a life in love, today resides a fire to burn. With flowers in my hands and tears in my…

Auspiciously White

“What a shame that you have allowed this unlucky girl to be a part of this auspicious occasion” began a ‘concerned’ aunt. Another one butted in, “Her husband died the very next day of their marriage, she is an evil witch and you want her white shadow over your daughter’s wedding!” The poor mother tried…