Love happened just like that…( 2 min read)

Do you ever realize at what point you start falling for someone? Most of you might say no, but I'd say yes. Let me take you back to that moment - I was gazing up at the heavy, dark clouds, about to break into rain droplets anytime; the sky seemed to be reflecting my face, [...]

Letter to my killer( <1 min read)

It wasn't me whom you murdered. Mrs. Roy - became her identity. 'Just a housewife' - they'd described her. 'You'd better stay at home' - she'd agreed. 'Your father should've offered our son a car or a new flat' - said her in-laws. She'd swallowed back the humiliation. She'd thought love was incomplete without compromises.  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

That’s how the story ended( 1 min read)

Ahana's hands shook vehemently as she looked down at the glass in her hand.A doleful smile crossed Amit's lips as she neared him.She tilted the head of his bed, avoiding eye contact with her husband.Amit forced a smile, 'today I'll be free from this cage', his eyes shifted to his paralyzed body.Ahana held out the [...]

The day I met my husband( 1 min read)

He cleared his throat, finally breaking the awful silence prevailing for the last few minutes. I looked at him, then shifted my eyes quickly, my palms sweating profusely. 'I was surprised when you wanted to meet me', he forced a laugh. I furrowed my brows. 'I've been rejected by 5 girls. You see I don't [...]

Her last call( 1 min read)

'I'm on my way...will reach in 15.' Said Arun on the phone. 'I - ' She paused. 'I...I'm...' She struggled to utter the words, emitting a long wheezing sigh every time. 'Are you fine...' His voice trailed off. 'You...' Before she could finish, the phone got disconnected. ************************** '...so Mr. Ray!', sighed the Officer, then added, [...]

There’s no such thing as first love( 1 min read)

'You look like shit man!!' Rohan exclaimed. 'You've even left the main door open!!' Dev threw his hands up. Danny sat before me, put his hand on my shoulder - 'tell me buddy...what's wrong?...and where is Ria?' 'She left...' I muttered. A long silence filled the room, all three of them thinking what to say or ask [...]

I’m right here…( <1 min read)

The faint ray of candle cannot penetrate the darkness, yet I hear its flame waving clearly. I'm waiting, Maya... Our kids say - '...even Ma wouldn't forgive you...' Haven't you, Maya? Yes, I was drunk that night and I wish I was the one who died in the accident... The candle suddenly blows out and a cold icy [...]