They were on cycles, both the city and the village woman, the former’s heavy body, could now no longer balance itself on the tiny frame. “I think we are just on time! Better speed up after the curve ahead. The lane is narrow, and they will be here any moment from now!” Shraddha’s words filled the fatigued city lady with renewed gusto. She paddled harder and now both friends were on the lane. ” They aren’t here yet. Lets stop and catch some breath.” Aditi decided, and stopped […]
” She will not come, Dont set your eyes to the door.. Sleep little son, Your mother is no more. Not in the sea, Nor on the land, will you feel again, the warmth of her hand.. Which you once failed to love and adore, Sleep little son, your mother is no more. Link to this post!
“What are you doing out here so late? Its cold!” He said as he crept up from behind, so silently that I wouldn’t have realised he was there if he hadn’t spoken.“Oh! Nothing really.” I said, as I shifted to make place for him. “I wasn’t sleepy, so I thought I’d catch some fresh air. Besides, I have this here to keep me warm.”, I said wrapping the blanket tighter around me, faking a smile to conceal my shivering. He didn’t utter another word, just settled next to me. I could […]
“It hasn’t been done yet? Then get it done, god dammit!” The red lights flashed as I barked into the phone. The heavy rain on my windshield made it difficult for me to hear even my own voice. “If I don’t see that report on my table the first thing when I reach office, then forget me awarding you with a bonus, I shall get you demoted!” I hung up, and tossed my phone to the backseat of the car. My boss had submitted his resignation, which put me […]
I dont remember his name. After all those years since the 11th grade, it doesnt even matter. He was a geeky, pesky boy who did all he could to make it apparent that he wanted to be a part of our clique. His jokes were anything but funny, and no matter how much we ignored him, tried to run away, he always managed to find us. From finding a place next to us in the class, to following us to the canteen, “Weirdo” -as we called him then, tried many […]
As my life comes to an end, I realised that there is a vast difference between the things I thought mattered, and those that actually did. The forms of toys kept changing, but over the years, the child-like amusement vanished. Scrambled to meet business deadlines,but forgot that the most important meetings, were meetings with myself. Link to this post!
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!!! Ever wondered how even a seemingly mundane decision can alter the course of your life? Here, I share a few lines from a lecture I attended, that literally caused goosebumps! We, at our MBA college, take pride in our class unity. Surprisingly, there is no negative competition. Winners are applauded without vested interests, and failures are cheered up with equal gusto. We work (and not work) together. I wouldn’t be wrong to say that we are a family we choose to be with, where each of us is our […]
After the awkward dinner, she and I walked over the bridge that joined the two banks. The back of our hands occasionally brushed against each other, but neither made an attempt to reach out and take the other’s hand in their own. Intuitively, we slowed towards the middle and eventually stopped, holding the railing and staring into the black water. Even then, not a word escaped. Link to this post!
Owing to the success of its predecessor, and of course a little bit of ‘inspiration’ and a lot of observation, here’s presenting to you, the second installment of Yes! That’s Me. At least once in your life, I am sure you have… > chased a feather or a bubble > stared at flying birds until they went out of sight Link to this post!
Exams are here, and I am in no mood to study. Thoughts kept wavering and sentences kept coming in until I was compelled to turn on the computer and write. So, for all those people who like me, are bored, here are 10 Things I Can Bet You Didn’t Know About Me: Link to this post!