…history might repeat itself( 1 min read)

'I'll come back,' I said, to which she replied, 'I know'; caressing my head, she planted a kiss on my forehead; tears flooded her eyes when I looked back at her sticking my head out of the car window. I kept my word and came back; now I was standing in front of the door … Continue reading …history might repeat itself( 1 min read)

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…every single beat of my heart( 1 min read)

I was done setting up my camera for the perfect shot. Standing on the edge of the cliff, as I looked down into the endless chasm, it gave me goosebumps. I felt my hair stand on end. But at the same time, I could hear every single beat of my heart. I looked up at … Continue reading …every single beat of my heart( 1 min read)

The unlived fairy tale life…( 1 min read)

'Let's get married,' Akaash said, sliding a ring on her finger; her eyes grew moist, but she managed to smile; swallowing back the lump that had formed in her throat, she softly uttered, 'you don't have to do this just because...' Akaash put a finger over her lips; 'I'm doing this because we both dreamed … Continue reading The unlived fairy tale life…( 1 min read)

The missed train( 1 min read)

Vrihaan finally reached the right platform; stopping to catch his breath, he stole a quick glance at his watch, then looked around; in the distance, sat a young girl who looked nearly half his age; 'the last train...,' before he could complete, the girl cut in, 'it left...you missed it'. Vrihaan sat down on the … Continue reading The missed train( 1 min read)

A chapter ends( 1 min read)

Walking down this road brings back loads of memories; these giant trees on both sides have been the ardent reader of those frayed pages of my life. My hand brushes against the leaves; it reminds me of the person who once held my hand as we walked. The Sun's rays penetrate their way through the trees … Continue reading A chapter ends( 1 min read)

What’s stopping you?( 2 min read)

Rohan slammed on the brake and the car came to a stop with a creaking sound, 'hey...are you mad?' He screamed, sticking his head out the window. There stood a girl, in her twenties, wearing jeans and a red tee, hands outstretched on both sides. Without waiting for his reply, she got into the car, … Continue reading What’s stopping you?( 2 min read)

Dishonesty isn’t always a choice( 1 min read)

His eyes narrowed; he refused to give them money; the little beggar boy and his sister in a wheelchair moved to the next person in line. 'I'm sure she can walk...frauds!!' The man shouted, glaring at them. The boy froze up; his heart beat faster. His sister held his trembling hand tightly - 'Would you believe if … Continue reading Dishonesty isn’t always a choice( 1 min read)

An evil game( 1 min read)

As soon as I saw him entering the diner, I hurried to the back door. 'Hello darling...' I sighed and turned to face him. 'Dear wifey...I missed you terribly...why did you run away?' His evil eyes glinted menacingly. I swallowed hard. 'The cops are waiting outside...they need you to identify a dead body...' 'Dead...' I gulped. 'They … Continue reading An evil game( 1 min read)

Was it you?( 2 min read)

My phone rang for the umpteenth time; it must be Mom, I hurried my steps. My hands were busy holding the umbrella tightly. The rain gradually turned into a storm. The road was hauntingly empty. Apart from a small roadside tea shop, there was nothing else. Every few minutes, the lightning and crashing thunder sent a … Continue reading Was it you?( 2 min read)

Let’s confess( 2 min read)

'It's still raining hard outside...,' Rishi closed the window shutters and turned to me.I rolled my eyes and heaved a deep sigh; 'this is the last time we're meeting before...,' he stopped.I wasn't paying attention to him. The ongoing thunderstorm worried me, I'll miss the bus, I stole a quick glance at my wristwatch.He continued, 'let's … Continue reading Let’s confess( 2 min read)