Finally Home

Lived stranded, for far too long, accepting, all that came along until I met you! ♥ The moment I set eyes on you is the only moment I’ve lived in a long long time A nice warm feeling it was, and I was cold and numb this far, I had nowhere to go But now,…

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Long Lost

little things like secrets, like stories are bearers of poignant memories of sobs and smiles long lost  in the sands of time ♥ little things like secrets, like stories they make home and stay forever in some forgotten corner of the mind waiting to be sought and celebrated like those broken toys now left untouched, uncared in some unattended, undisturbed corner  in the attic gathering dust and what not…

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Another Mistake?

Yes, it’s all about who’s stood by your side when you needed them the most. But what about those who chose to leave despite their wish to not do so. They had to, because that was best for you. That was what they had to do in that moment of truth when you have to…

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Second Chances

She is on the brink of adulthood, with much that life can give her. If only she gave it a second chance. But will she? A friend’s cousin, yet to be 16, attempted ending her life. I’ve never met or spoken to her and yet, trapped is my mind, this morning, in her thoughts. The…

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Is there a limit?

“Is there a limit?” asked my friend who I happened to meet over the weekend. At 27, she is expecting her second baby. We studied chemical science together. Missing lectures, attending practicals which were few and far spaced in the academic calendar, whiling away time in the college canteen, staying at each other’s places under…

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Eyes tell a story

“Why eyes?”, asked he suddenly not so curious. “Why ever not”, I enquired. Answering his less satisfied yet inquisitive look, “For the same reason as you may find lips or hair or general physique attractive”, I finished. I find casual coffee talks quite stimulating. Especially, when you meet with old mates after a long time. Conversations steer in all directions.…

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After Thirteen Long Years

How anxious can you be about meeting someone? Is there a measure? And what makes the waiting furthermore unbearable – the person or the elapsed time? Have you felt that the waiting couldn’t have gotten longer than at that moment? Well, I have noticed that your patience is best put to trials when you are…

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On Writing Letters

“Oh, her? Writing letters is just her way to show off that she is better than others”, said a colleague. The way words scar you and leave you hurting inside, only words can do. Sometimes, I wonder about things people talk. Mostly, when they talk things you least expect to hear. That is one reason I prefer books…

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The Value of Something

Sauntering one evening in the forest of my mind where thoughts nothing but wildly densely grow, I was pondering over this thought about how I was going to manage purchasing a new cell phone and this is what I arrived at. Without losing a second, I took out my pen and scribbled this graph. Now, as…

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Self-Appraisal

  I read this short story today and would love to share it with you.     A little boy went to a telephone booth which was at the cash counter of a store & dialed a number. The store-Owner observed and listened to the  Conversation: Boy: “Lady, Can you give me the job of…

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Possessed by Books!

“You are possessed!” said my old friend Rachel (I’ll tell you about her some other time). She satirically accused me of being possessed and that I should seek remedy. Well, what could I say? Very subtly I replied, “Yes; I guess, I am possessed.” After all, an old friend, who’s lived the times with you,…

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Demons of the Past

Ever wondered why most of us are not happy or content today with what we have or what we’ve achieved? Its the leftovers from our past that we carry alongwith us with every step we take in our future that leaves us a little unsatisfied, a little unhappy, a little incomplete and there can be…

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