without you by my side

I fell out of love, I must confess. Love that was proliferating underneath our well-worn facade. I wildly lamented and howled at the crumbling of my shell and it was gnawing at me. Falling out of love was just a part of incessant, infinite fall. Over and over again. I shuddered with an unknown forebodingContinue reading “without you by my side”

once again…

I quivered like a dry leaf at your question As stretching my credulity you throated “I cannot abandon her to her fate. You know me..” Of course, you were helpless… As though, you always toed the line Wasn’t it difficult to strike a balance between your wife and your love? Rather a mistress…? You knewContinue reading “once again…”

gentleman

Putting things in order, running like a headless chicken days went by. It’s just a few weeks since Tim pulled up the stakes and moved to this small town of India. Clearly, he didn’t know anyone here from Adams. When his new po-faced neighbour Mr Dixit raved about the girl next door, his heart turnedContinue reading “gentleman”

red wine chocolate cake

One of my 2021 resolution was – write a flash fiction inspired from BJD (Those who haven’t read her yet shall be kept at bay with silent bafflement.) by Helen Fielding, in January 2021. After a few weeks procrastination finally I managed to pen it down. A sharp bend in the midst of the conversation.Continue reading “red wine chocolate cake”

merry christmas! 🎅

In this kingdom of the greatest Lord, Our small hearts have greater walls; Though, small we may choose to play, No matter how enormous is the fall; No matter how naughty we are sometimes, When we are doing our crazy rolls; We all are part of this vast oneness, Where hopes and magic never pall;Continue reading “merry christmas! 🎅”

white pearls

Her mother’s chronic illness turned the tide of her life. Sometimes her mother gazed blankly at the faraway distant clouds and tears rolled down her pallid cadaverous cheeks. Venu fought back her tears that welled up in her colossal luminous eyes. For a girl in her adolescence, it could be an arduous task to raiseContinue reading “white pearls”

things i’m yet to ask you

My beloved, I offer my thankful gratitude to you for your benevolence and generosity. Eventually, I decided to resort to love and yet the question, rather rhetorical, hangs over its nature, origin and even…orientation? Whether this love is contingent on the presence or the absence of sex? These questions have been howling through the crevicesContinue reading “things i’m yet to ask you”