And when you feel 'Life' is perfect, the 'TIME' strikes again! Image Credit - Moose Photos on Pexels.com
Month: October 2020
Image Credit - Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com There were 20 tiles, all white except the one with a little crack visible only when looked at carefully; it was different, maybe replaced after the previous one split. The thin line ran haphazardly from left to right, ending just before the edge where the white cement … Continue reading Old
Image Credit - Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com The Needle Hospital scent overwhelmed his nostrils as he waited for his turn. A scratch from a rusted surface forced the blood dripping out of his forearms, leading to this unpleasant visit. After enduring a 15 minutes wait, he was called inside. Even though on the verge of … Continue reading The Needle
The Bounty Hunter
Image Credit - icon0.com on Pexels.com The last turn took him to the lonely trail flanked with large trees competing to tower over each other. He walked cautiously in the dark; the torchlight flickering with every step forward. A gust of cold breeze suddenly blew away his hat, orphaning the bald pate to negotiate the … Continue reading The Bounty Hunter
Image Credit - Pixabay on Pexels.com Eyes droop, while shoulders slide down mimicking every passing second. Three people left the seat next to him as they waited for their train, his head resting on their shoulders even after being pushed away after every 30 seconds. Irritated, they finally decided to let go. The short man, … Continue reading Delayed Train
Image Credit - Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com He was wheezing uncomfortably on his chair, and looked from under the specs, tilting his head slightly to find out who was at the door. The small room tastefully decorated, had three rows of books on the two sides, glass on the third and a door and a … Continue reading The Interview
Image Credit - cheptu00e9 cormani on Pexels.com 'We used to ride our bicycles here when this was just a dirt road.' Her eyes blankly stared at the road as she spoke, visualizing her younger self on a cycle with her classmates as they go to school. 'The guava tree on the left, oh, it's also … Continue reading Memories
Image Credit - Gelgas Airlangga on Pexels.com The little plant stood meekly shaded by the giant tree. The thick foliage of the huge tree prevented the little one from getting any sunlight absorbing most of it, there was no way he could fight, trying to manage with whatever it could get during the strong breeze, … Continue reading Survival
The Zeigarnik Effect – How incomplete tasks improve our memory or do they?
Image Credit - Mat Brown on Pexels.com Have you heard of the Zeigarnik effect? If not, then read on! It’s your birthday and deciding to give a treat to your friends; you take them to a fancy restaurant. The place and the ambience are beautiful, and everyone soon gets comfortable in their seats. As you … Continue reading The Zeigarnik Effect – How incomplete tasks improve our memory or do they?
Image Credit - RF._.studio on Pexels.com Eyes focused like an eagle, gait lazy and casual, he picked up the ball, dry lips touched the leather once, before hands carefully put it back exactly above the mark made by the referee. The mind suddenly went numb, no sense of the crowd or of the players standing … Continue reading The Penalty
The Missing Heart
Image Credit - Pixabay on Pexels.com The distinct scent of the winter night flew in the air, a clear sky resembled a supermarket of stars, eyes refusing to budge away from their sight, the cold wind piercing the back of her hand and bare cheeks turning them numb forcing her to slip them inside her … Continue reading The Missing Heart