Roses made her happy. She often filled her bedroom with them. Growing up with movies and books around her, she had believed that roses should be a gift from a lover. Fast forward to her 30s, the same girl had become a woman who didn’t wait to get what she wanted.
"Have you ever loved someone the way that I love you?" She asked him with a mixture of fear and hope. Perhaps it was a miracle that love had not touched her until this age. Everyone else she knew had loved and lost multiple times by now. He looked directly into the worried eyes and…Read more Falling in Love
When she followed her heart, they accused her of breaking rules. Every time she listened to her own mind, they said that she should try to be more like the others. "To get married is the normal thing to do," they argued with passion. They did not understand that she was alright being labelled abnormal,…Read more The Abnormal Woman
Denial has its own beauty. She found her own emotionless silence comforting. “Where are the tears that I should be shedding?” She asked herself once. But she knew that talking about it would make it the truth. So she didn’t, loving him but missing him at the same time.
Cake was evil. Chocolate was for normal sized kids, not for a huge girl like her. "But it's your mom's birthday cake," her dad reminded her. But the answer was still a big no. She went to school with her boring sandwich and an orange. Of course, she wasn't going to eat more than a…Read more Evil Food
It was her birthday. "Make three wishes," the eager parents said. She knew the answer. "I wish for new books. I wish for a strawberry cake," she said. "And the last wish?" Her mother asked, expecting her to ask for a pink dress. But she wanted something that they couldn't give her. "I wish my…Read more Three Wishes
It was her love that held her prisoner. It wasn't anybody else's dreams that stopped her. But what if you woke up one day and realised that your dreams were a living nightmare? And what if you found out that you were the creator of your own misery?