Love yourself, please?

Girl, pick up that pen and swiftly plot-spectacular dark strokes you write about everyone, tell the world a tale or an anecdote which speaks for you as vehemently as your melody notes you sleep every time to take a rest, wake up this time for a change, to make a change. Do you realize, a…

The Dooming World

I have it one night, and the others I don’t. Mommy, I don’t understand what they do live for. They are filled up to the brim with perpetual avarice. Do they like dinners all alone? They “love” fancy gifts, yet detest the ones who bring them. Mommy, I don’t understand how they do it without…

A bud blooms only under the Sun

Sun rays fell obliquely, glimmered on his forehead. On a Sunday morning, he woke up hearing an altercation. Palpitations, his nerves twitched; he knew what the noise insinuated. Through the door ajar he peeped. The vase he adorned, an 8-year-old With a clunk, shattered into a hundred flashy pieces. Behind the bed, he knelt down…

Life through a peephole

Behind the humongous door, there was a fragile creature who used to spend his days looking through a peephole, which was carved intricately into the wood. He would spend endless hours seeing people pacing up and down the road; some of them were frisky, some sluggish and some with sheer apathy. A cheerful couple walked…

Petty Vows

There are certain things that make me shiver, and someone calling out your name is one of them. I dare not say I miss you but they say it reflects in my eyes. Stands there a concrete edifice amidst happening outlets meant for the elite of the city; its floor tiles -ladened with our footsteps,…

Audacity

Yet to reach wuthering heights, I say what’s it like to beseech Men of deeds don’t implore They sustain themselves, ahead all.

Dawn, and it dawned upon

His slippers lay under the bed and clothes somewhere on the carpet. Wind sneaked in with a sweet smell of morning lilies through the barely opened window and awoke my senses. Rubbing my eyes, I tried to get up, something held on to me. He had had his arm wrapped around my waist. I gently…