*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
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
I love this text on a brand new draft. It welcomes the countless possibilities that could fill this page. Talking about writing, I have realized that I have never really told you how I came to love writing. I never intended to write. I loved to read. Well, I think I inherited my love for… Continue reading Why I write
I enjoy watching the windmills. They look so surreal and calming. Sometimes when I am unable to sleep, I think about them rotating pensively, and I close my eyes to be taken many miles away in my car passing by the windmills, which generously blow me a kiss that ruffles my hair through the open… Continue reading Windmills
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)
This is a story that was inspired by my sister's homework. It isn't a bad story. Would have been better if it made a tad bit of sense (to me). 😊 Here it goes... What if a country was run by ...? *** It was midnight when the police officer received a call for a… Continue reading Teddy Bears and Truck Drivers
Hello there! I have been away for some now. I am sorry for no being able to read some of your posts but I will try my best to catch up. 😊 Stay safe everyone! Today I am sharing an old post of mine. I thought it would be apt for International Chess Day… Continue reading Happy Chess Day!
"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.
I am a simple shoemaker Tired, I sleep in the night Waiting for dawn To behold a marvelous sight. My shoes are polished My table is cleared My bag is packed The bits of paper disappeared. My alarm is dismissed (Though it did not wake me) My lost pencil is found My uniform is laid… Continue reading . . . Magical Elves
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