She was in the business of words. She knew of no one else who kept track of every word written, said and imagined. "You live in your own little world," they said with disapproval. It was true and she saw no better place to live. Living in her own world, with her hundreds of stories,… Continue reading A Writer’s World
She felt more than others. It got her into trouble most of the time. She thought about saving the world. Feeling helpless wasn't her thing. Sleepless nights were normal. When they told her to narrow her focus, she knew she was in the wrong place.
Flowers were nice but loving words stayed longer. Chocolate was delicious but the effects were hard to work off. She longed for kindness and affection that nobody could put a price tag on. Her dreams weren't about his gifts. Sometimes she wondered if they defined love too differently. Looking like George Clooney was a quality… Continue reading On Love & Attraction
Numbers made her anxious. She'd never been great at math. Shapes reminded her of geometry or trigonometry or whatever that class had been called. Decades down the lifeline, she still had the same childish reactions. So that day when her editor asked her to write an article for the magazine, she grinned too widely. Then… Continue reading A Writer’s Life
She knew what she wanted. His mind tossed and turned between the possibilities. They both claimed it was love, but real life made sure that their feelings were not priority. It seemed easier to be apart than to create an explosive mess. She finally admitted that love wasn't enough. And she blamed the books and… Continue reading Notions of Love
Sitting in silence, Feeling the world. Sinking in thoughts, Drowning in dreams. Embracing the solitude, Being willingly misunderstood. Sitting in silence, Living the odd dream.
The world thought that she had everything. Endless attention, money, and fame. But did they know if she had the love that we all crave? Every time somebody openly envied her seemingly perfect life, she didn't bother to reply. One day somebody asked her why she never smiled off the camera. She laughed wickedly. "It's… Continue reading Our Hidden Souls
"Quick, it's almost midnight!" Rishi's friends were tired of waiting. They had all declared their New Year's Resolutions weeks ago. Only Rishi had no idea about his resolutions. Every time that they asked him, he just shrugged. "Come on, Rishi," pouted his best friend Shelly. She and Raja had the same resolutions for 2016: they… Continue reading The New Year’s Resolution
The smell of hot chocolate travelled through the kitchen. Her little hands were clad in fuzzy old gloves. The French toast sat untouched on the table. "Daddy, where's my hot chocolate?" He laughed and asked her to be patient. "But I'm hungry," she complained. "Eat your eggs," she was told. The canine child sitting by… Continue reading Winter Breakfast
She had remembered to turn on the lights, even though it was still daylight then. The food and water bowls were filled to the brim. "Alright, don't be scared. Take a long nap," she told her. Sad eyes stared back as if to say, "Do you really have to go out?" Separation anxiety started even… Continue reading Furball of Love