As the helpless pigeon rattled in the cage, There was chaos in its heart, intent in its fate, The ode to the past struggles came to age, As a wrinkled hand’s glory waved through the speckles of light, The applause and adulation came at a terrible cost, Graves which he dug out showed him out, […]Read more "AaBraa Ka DaabRaa"
Aren’t we all Rats? Scampering in our little mazes, sniffing for cheese at the corners, turning a blind eye to the perils of eventually finding it? Aren’t we all Rats for wanting a wanting for a delirious purpose which drives us. Similar or variant, dreams are made of sleepless nights. Daydreams, Of course, smelled specifically […]Read more "Knight’s Oblivion"
When Zariya crashed on the road from her scooter, she was 19. She was at an age that identified her goals and realized them as dreams. In a split second, she lost everything. A sharp gravel stone pierced the skin under her neck and cut through an internal carotid artery. She lay there, immovable and […]Read more "The Wonderful Life Of Zariya"
What do you feel when you fall in love with someone? Assuming, of course, there’s a coherent feeling and not just an adrenaline rush slinging out of your spine. What exactly are you loving in that person? Ariadne moved briskly to the front door of the bus, which came to a slow halt. As the […]Read more "SYNTHESIS"
He stared at it. It was never meant to be a fiction, or a distant dream. It now seemed profoundly life like. The flows and the restrains and curvaceous elegance construed the canvas. The vibrancy was definitely restrained, the greys were perfectly skimming through. Something was still missing. He knew it was him. It echoed […]Read more "Melancholia"
” What did you see child?” The pastor knelt before the clearly shaken 11 year old. Isabel cried silently, her eyes reeking of grief. Her confession would certainly be a sin. At-least the Lord in her heart told her that. What Her Father was doing, was satanic the church had taught her. Could she confess […]Read more "ISABEL"
He looked at her walking beside him. It was just unnatural but never unreal. She could walk. Of-course, Her flapping tail had turned to trembling legs, once he helped her on to the shore. Scales dropped off into the sand, and her eyes turned a little darker. Her heart lay with him and that would […]Read more "Mermaid"
” As life grows up and dreams start making sense there in, at that moment my friend, you cease to exist ” Orhan Pamuk. I woke up as the waves crashed over the stony footway and blanketed the pebbles which had some meaning for themselves. Perhaps they wondered of the static nature of things. Or […]Read more "The Pebble And A Night"
The fairly desolate village on the banks of the sea would always retire for the day, as soon as the sun went down over the horizon. Their routine seldom changed. The day and it’s work would be left abruptly, and the whole populace would gather around the dazzlingly decorated and yet hauntingly silent temple right in […]Read more "Goddess In The Blood"
” Accident case… Joseph Raju.. Please..” The forty year old man managed to stitch up words. The phone rung somewhere, and someone down the corridor mopped the floor with a strong antiseptic detergent. The receptionist remained unperturbed and pulled out a folder from under her desk. Government hospitals were infamous for being detached and distant. At […]Read more "B.E.C.A.U.S.E"