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

The Epiphany

Image Courtesy - Magicbowls on Pexels.com The fingers holding the pencil scribbled frantically on the blank sheet; the eyes stared intensely, trying to figure out what it could be, while the body continued to transform from a state of tension to relaxation intermittently, unable to decide on which way to go.The slanting, straight and curvy … Continue reading The Epiphany

The Rendezvous

The RendezvousImage Courtesy - RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com ‘Where are we going Mumma?’ The bubbling curiosity of an inquisitive toddler was uncontrollable as she continued questioning her mother, Shalini, whose eyes though remained stuck on the road ahead. Unfazed with such a cold reaction of her mother, she paused for to let the huge truck … Continue reading The Rendezvous

The Bird and the Magic

The Bird and The MagicImage Courtesy - Sam Willis on Pexels.com The bird hopping from one branch to another started feeling discomfort after repeating it on almost every bough of that large tree.  The sunlight falling directly on top of the tree made for a gorgeous sight, and the bird enjoyed the early morning sunbath … Continue reading The Bird and the Magic

The Fence

The FenceImage Courtesy - Mehmet Turgut Kirkgoz on Pexels.com The otherwise perfect blue sky was dotted with scattered powdery cirrus, reminding everyone of the impending autumn as the sun now began losing its intensity, turning balmier than scalding, something it had been only a few weeks ago. ‘Isn’t this perfect,’ she wondered, her eyes scanning … Continue reading The Fence

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