Interiors

Photo credit Beth Carter She was lying face-down behind the front seats of the dilapidated car. The seats’ backside was shorn down to steel railings covered with rust which kept bumping into her as the car moved. The tyre kept on the other side adding to her feeling of being crushed. She lifted her head…

The Reclining Man Square

Once, a statue was being erected in a busy street in China, when it was discovered that the legs of the statue had broken in the transit. The town mayor was to inaugurate the statue in a few hours and everybody got nervous about how to replace it in the meantime. The clever workers realized…

The day I scored my career best

“You alive or what?” shouts a harsh voice in my ear. “Huh?” I somehow manage to sputter. “It’s ten-thirty, in case you’re still alive.” The world sharply comes into focus. My head is aching from the strain of not being able to sleep till eight in the morning and all the over-thinking that had been…

Days just go by

Everyday there’s a little prayer Everyday a little renewed hope Everyday it gets quashed Everyday I break a little more Everyday it’s silent begging to the skies To whoever would listen to my trampled soul Everyday it’s a grave new reality sinking in Everyday a new pinprick leading to another hole Maybe in some other…

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As a little girl I liked writing a lot (Yes, I know so did you! That’s why we’re all here, right!). It won’t be wrong if I say it was my second love. Don’t ask what was the first! 😉 Whatever I experienced, I’d always make it a point to commit it to paper. All…