The Last Wish

The Last WishImage Credit - Loonie Loveloonies on Pexels.com The motorcycle was keeping pace with the increasing intensity of the downpour; the small drops of the drizzle tingling the face till now, have suddenly turned aggressive, beginning to slap the cheeks harder, even preventing the eyes from keeping open. The hands, however, continued pushing the … Continue reading The Last Wish

The First Cuppa

The First Cuppa Image Courtesy - https://www.amazon.in “Yes, yes, carry on….on the left, on the left, yes, yes,” the friendly instructions helped Aditi, park her car at the perfect spot on a busy Monday morning right in front of her office. “Thank you bhaiyya,” she spoke with a large smile, as the sweaty Rickshaw puller … Continue reading The First Cuppa

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 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 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

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

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 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

The Race

The Race Image Courtesy - Daniel on Pexels.com The cars racing towards the finish line prompted quick and wild rapturous applause from the crowd, egging on the two front ones to outsmart each other.  The tires screeched, squawked, dusting themselves in thin air as the pedal continued pressing further.  The steering pushed them in almost … Continue reading The Race

The Jacket and The Gloves

Image Credit - Pavel Danilyuk on Pexels.com The sun was still stretching itself up, on an early morning sky when a bunch of dark clouds began gathering around it.  Soon, the day, which was about to get sunny, turned overcast, forcing everyone to wrap themselves in thick layers of fleece and wool. ‘This is the … Continue reading The Jacket and The Gloves

The First Time

The First Time Image Credit - Ryutaro Tsukata on Pexels.com ‘What’s the matter,’ asked Vinay lazily, bringing his slender fingers holding the thin cigarette closer to his lips to take one deep puff before exhaling with a loud sigh, as his face momentarily hid behind a cover of white cigarette smoke. A sense of contentment … Continue reading The First Time