Stories, Writing

Overkilled

*Ding Dong* "New arrival. Please proceed to the nearest entrance on your left." He opened his eyes and followed the instructions. The entrance led to a crowd of grey haired fellows carrying around baskets as swiftly as teens. An old woman in a baseball hat and an intimidating shade of lipstick approached him. "Newbie, here's… Continue reading Overkilled

Poetry, Writing

One and a Half Hearts

Mom, when I have needed it You've always lent an ear. Given me a hand Lent your shoulder And given me a smile Since I'm the apple of your eyes And you are mine We've put together our brains More than once to come to great ends What if we put our together hearts? If… Continue reading One and a Half Hearts

Prose, Writing

Au revoir 2020 (hoping we never meet again)

The darkness of winter awaits the spring. A lone bird waits to take flight at the opportune moment. I watch it with eager eyes from my bedroom window. 2020 has been quite an eventful year for not just me, but everyone. It is the year which will be spoken of often in times to come… Continue reading Au revoir 2020 (hoping we never meet again)

Stories, Writing

It’s Called Exaggeration.

"I had frozen in trepidation. She was standing before me her dark eyes watching silently. They were hollow. The black around her eyes smudged till her eyebrows. The red around her mouth dripping till the chin though her teeth were perfectly pearly white. Her thin arms were stretched away from her waist and the same… Continue reading It’s Called Exaggeration.

Letters, Poetry, Writing

A Most Peculiar Nest

Hello everyone! For many days I have been observing crows building this wacky nest made of cloth hangers right in front of my balcony. It is such a delight to watch the crows making rounds to feed their little ones. Occasionally, I get to spot their pinkish- reddish throats. Crows may not be the prettiest… Continue reading A Most Peculiar Nest