Classroom

For a student his world is full of desks, chairs, chalks and books. With summers and autumns, with exposure to the sphere, better lessons are taught and learnt. Can there be a better teacher, a better classroom than life? This post is in response Three line tales by Sonya. I’m not sure if this sounds like a […]

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Fall in love with me

Fall in love with me,i’ll immortalise you,your smile, your giggles,your cries, your sobs,your strengths,your weaknessesIn my poems andtreasure them inink blots. Fall in love with me,i’ll show you thebeauty in pearls,seashells,sugar beads, coffee mugs, crayons,daisies, curtains,your palms andcircles under eyes. Fall in love with me,i’ll align all my stars,tracing path to moon,to live like greatlovers […]

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Unplanned and unedited #1

I open google docs and type this. I hear a neighbour yelling at the lean uncle who’s laying the road in our colony. I see a jasmine creeper dying. I feel heaviness in my head. My hair bun is heavy, I have to oil, comb and plait it before 6, before we switch on the […]

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Drugs

1. Drug I crave for, her presence. 2. Narcotist’s son once, drug inspector today. In response to Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt – Drug. How are you all doing? It’s been a busy week for me, I missed reading y’all. I will hopefully find time in the weekend to write, read and spend time in […]

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Mistakes #6WSP

Ma’am, she just makes silly mistakes. That’s a story of myself. I was a bright kid back then (even now :p). But I make a lot and lots of silly errors in exams. My mom was always worried about this so, she frequently asks my class teacher if I lacked concentration and the teacher used […]

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A tiny letter to my daughter

Dear Sunshine, Since I raise you, I know you are strong but this short letter is to make you even more stronger, I’ve written about things I wanted to tell you for so long but couldn’t. I can’t utter them looking straight at your eyes, they are the crystal balls in which my future lies, […]

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A Pause.

Okay, I’ve a thousand wishes. Few fulfilled and few not. I’ve one particular wish that’s utterly ridiculous. It’s kinda special that it flashes at least once in a day when I lay exhausted. I wish ‘Time stone’ existed. Imagine calm ocean waters without gigantic waves, highways caught up in huge traffic but no horns blaring […]

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