Result

The ResultImage Credit - Tim Gouw on Pexels.com The fingers started pressing the keys tentatively, the hesitation palpable in the wobbling punches. ‘The password entered is incorrect. Please re-enter the correct password’ The prompt forced him to become even slower; sluggishly he tried again, eyeing every alphabet carefully, pulling the index finger up in the … Continue reading Result

Silence

SILENCE Image Courtesy - Loc Dang on Pexels.com Countless thoughts whispered in the head, all at the same time; denying the mind even one solitary ‘moment’ to reflect. For a moment, he felt sitting amidst the company of a crowd of toddlers, all vying for his attention while he struggled to comprehend whatever they were … Continue reading Silence

Life and Beyond

Life and BeyondImage Courtesy Karina Zhukovskaya on Pexels.com The loud cries of the cow requesting for her calf to be released to suckle her began even before everyone could wake up. He found sleep deluding him after the repeated pleas reverberated in his head and continued unabated without a pause. His mind stressed with the … Continue reading Life and Beyond

The Climb

The Climb Image Courtesy - rodrigo-946337 The arms turned steady, but the legs continued to tremble; 40 feet ascent wasn’t a cakewalk; a quick surge of adrenaline, however, ensured two hours of struggle bore some fruit even as the entire body bathed in an unbridled shower of endorphins. With this victory, howsoever, small, firmly within … Continue reading The Climb

Winter Morning

Winter Morning Image Courtesy - Jill Burrow on Pexels.com The sun looked appetizingly delicious on an early January morning, rising in a clear sky amidst the music of the birds; the cool breeze blew softly across the vast open fields, dotted with huge trees, the small and the large leaves dancing shyly and tentatively while … Continue reading Winter Morning

The Rays, the Cloud, and the Sun

The Rays, the Cloud, and The SunImage Courtesy - Adam Kontor on Pexels.com The thick, dark clouds struggled to contain the effervescent rays of the sun, eager to leave the temporary detention of the mist to shine gloriously on earth. The haze, however, refused to cow down, putting up a brave fight, calling upon the … Continue reading The Rays, the Cloud, and the Sun

Keep Faith

Keep FaithImage Courtesy - Being.the.traveller on Pexels.com The black clouds gathered carelessly up the sky blocking every inch of the light, forcing the earth and its inhabitants into utter darkness.  The sun used all its might, trying to light up its favourite planet, as hopeful eyes stared above, waiting for the sun to sweep away, … Continue reading Keep Faith

The Busy City

The Busy CityImage Courtesy - Enric Cruz Lu00f3pez on Pexels.com The mind was numb, the voice muffled reluctant to leave the throat, the silence broken by the occasional blaring of the deadly sirens of the ambulance, forcing the tentative feet back inside the room every time they move closer towards the door. The trees swaying … Continue reading The Busy City

Love and Something Like It!

Image Credit - Photo by Askar Abayev on Pexels.com The day began with the usual humdrum. ‘Where is my dress,’ shouted Viren, without even looking inside the cupboard?  A quick glance, and he called for his mother, who was still busy helping out her husband find his shoes and tie. ‘Can you see the hangars … Continue reading Love and Something Like It!

The Festival

Image Courtesy - Ravi Kant on Pexels.com The vibrance of the impending festivities enveloped the entire village with renewed vigour and liveliness as people shopped, replaced the old with the new and looked forward to the beginning of a new season and welcoming the long-gone relatives back in the house.  The excitement of seeing the … Continue reading The Festival

The Acquaintance

Image Courtesy - eberhard grossgasteiger on Pexels.com ‘Are you from this place,’ an old trembling voice, asked from behind, forcing Akash to turn around to find out if the question was meant for him. Akash’s eyes moved from staring at the bright artificial lights enveloping the small town in front, from the hill at least … Continue reading The Acquaintance

The Expected Surprise

Expected Surprise Photo Credit - Taryn Elliott on Pexels.com ‘I can’t believe we are meeting after 6 years,’ her face broke into a large grin as she spoke. He nodded his head, smiling, and continued staring at her glowing face. ‘I always imagined meeting you, and every time, I thought about it, I felt it … Continue reading The Expected Surprise