The Challenge

The ChallengePhoto Courtesy - Tomu00e1u0161 Malu00edk on Pexels.com The night was long and tiring.  The exhausted eyes refused to open up even though the sun was hitting his face directly. The worn-out legs were unwilling to budge and bruised hands stayed close to the body as his mind felt helpless as the body pleaded for … Continue reading The Challenge

The First Step

The First StepImage Courtesy - Rido Alwarno on Pexels.com The eyes refused to move away reading every single letter over and over again, moving effortlessly from one end of the page and onto another, soaking up every word and the meaning, and looking up after finishing before beginning to read once again.   The trembling hands … Continue reading The First Step

Contentment

ContentmentImage Credit - shravan khare on Pexels.com “I can’t take this anymore,” the self was itching for rebellion, unable to suppress the feelings gathering to become a deadly force as his boss shouted at him yet again. “This is not expected from such an experienced person like you.” “This mistake of yours has pushed us … Continue reading Contentment

The New Year

The New YearImage Courtesy - Jonathan Petersson on Pexels.com The new year’s festivities floated in the air; everyone excited with the arrival of yet another year has another reason to indulge themselves – the new year’s resolution.  All the dieting and exercising, drinking and sleeping late, everything turned possible with the use of one ubiquitous … Continue reading The New Year

The Inner Voice – Trailer of “The Kashmir Files” (Movie on Genocide of Kasmiri Pandits)

The Inner Voice - The Kashmir Files - MovieImage Courtesy - Shahid Sultan on Pexels.com How can life be so brutal, so heartless, utterly vengeful, only concerned about establishing its superiority by executing someone else to death, taking away the right of someone to perform its karma, to let it express itself, to let it … Continue reading The Inner Voice – Trailer of “The Kashmir Files” (Movie on Genocide of Kasmiri Pandits)

The God of “Food and other” things

The God of “Food and other” thingsImage Courtesy - Caleb Oquendo on Pexels.com The mind ignored the visible deep depression on the couch as he got up to collect the order.  The appetizing smell of his favourite French fries and burger suddenly hijacked the air as he enjoyed eating with his nose before even opening … Continue reading The God of “Food and other” things

The Truth

The TruthImage Courtesy - Bhavesh Jain on Pexels.com The ghat decked with light, holy music, and intermittent and melodious blowing of the conch shell was inviting people to witness the worshipping of the divine Ganges; the holy mother, for the daily ritual of offering prayers on her banks. Children and adults, men and women, old … Continue reading The Truth

The Fantasy

The FantasyImage Courtesy - Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com The wet cobblestones clumsily reflected the light cutting through the tiny droplets of the soft drizzle before hitting her wide eyes from the streetlamps, in the soft summer evening of a remote town in Europe; she stood there waiting; her new blue umbrella shone proudly as she … Continue reading The Fantasy

The Wait

The WaitImage Courtesy - Ignatius Menezes After 20 years, he thought, as their eyes matched for a second, before she broke the stare; looked up once more and then disappeared into the crowd. I believe in rebirth, murmured a thought inside his head as he watched her leave!

The Nameless

The Nameless The NamelessImage Courtesy - Pixabay on Pexels.com The clouds seemed to be in a hurry, blowing towards the mountains hastily, leaving the plains bereft of the protective cover and allowing the sun to let its fury on the hapless humans struggling to even begin their day in the scorching humid weather. ‘The work … Continue reading The Nameless

The Fear

The Fear Image Courtesy - Little Visuals on Pexels.com The sprightly steps continued unabated, as if running influenced by some higher power, while the eyes stared blankly at the empty road.  The soft light of the full moon filtered through the thick foliage of the trees flanking the moonlit road.  The leaves fluttered carelessly every … Continue reading The Fear