An Apology

ApologyImage Courtesy - Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com The constant murmurs in the head continued endlessly as the laptop screen blacked out repeatedly, even with his face just inches away. The mind refused to bring an end to the rumination of what occurred yesterday; the words he used, the feelings he went through, the trouble he … Continue reading An Apology

The Homecoming

The Ride Back HomeImage Courtesy - Sanjeev Kumar on Pexels.com The eyes couldn’t keep the excitement within, shouting out loud, informing everyone of their eagerness to see what they missed for 10 years.  The head leapt out of the windows repeatedly, while the lungs showed a keen desire to take in as much air as … Continue reading The Homecoming

The Nature

The NatureImage Courtesy - Rifqi Ramadhan on Pexels.com The tranquil silence of the forest gradually calmed the agitating mind as the otherwise quick steps slowly turned steady, moving quietly, as if trying to feel the force of every footstep as it fell on the dry rustling leaves, making a soft crashing sound. Some leaves still … Continue reading The Nature

Muffin

Muffin Image Credit - Ela Haney on Pexels.com His eyes remained evasive, picking a fleeting glimpse whenever she pretended to look elsewhere. Trembling hands vulnerably rested on the legs ducked under the table.  Talking on the phone is so much easier; his mind suddenly raced back to the comfort of distant conversations, which suddenly felt … Continue reading Muffin

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