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…

All of me wants all of you

It’s us going to face the harsh truth. We wait outside while the receptionist fumbles for the reports. Reports that don’t seem to be in its place. In both manners, literal and the other- Metaphorical. If you ever feel scared, grasp my arm tight. Not that I’d be any less. But when you do that,…

Father’s Doll

She sits by the balcony door. Winter haze, the summer blaze Doesn’t change the way she stares, with grace. Past holds a doll in her hands. Warm wind whistles about, Covers her eyes with black strands. Out of the sockets, under the shadow of her hair A pearl drop rolls down. Finds its way through…