They knew it was coming, sooner or later. So they decided that they will take a call before she boards the flight. Two hours of continuous discussion, silence and tears finally put an end to their once beautiful relationship. She boarded 6E 412, he took an Uber. Both anxiously stared at their reflective phone screens to notice if the notification light turned green. She called … Continue reading Short Stories #14 Three Words
He was traveling to Jaipur when he came across a Stranger Things 2 meme on his Facebook feed. It made him realize how work has kept him away from everything he enjoyed doing. After all, this wasn’t how he was until a year back. He used to go out with friends, watch Netflix and spend most of his time after work with his lover. A … Continue reading Short Stories #11 Stranger Beings – the other side
Stranger Things 2 had come out on Netflix. It was exactly a year back when they watched the first season together, all episodes in one night. She remembers how they cozily lied on a single bed, his head on her shoulder, hers on his head. Tonight while watching the second season by herself, she missed him. For some reason, every time she missed him, she … Continue reading Short Stories #10 Stranger Beings
My grandfather (baba) underwent a heart procedure a couple of weeks back. While he’s recovering steadily, guests and relatives keep pouring in every now and then to see how he’s doing. Same drill for the family and him, almost every time. Today however, was a bit different. It was his (deceased) elder brother’s wife (bhabhi) who visited. Baba was resting in his room when I … Continue reading Hello Happiness!
When we do something for someone, I believe that our mind subconsciously makes an entry into a ledger. It keeps an account of all transactions made, irrespective of weightage we give to a deed done. This, I believe, consolidates the notion that everything in this world has a cost. The monetary transactions we make in our day-to-day lives are the fruits of the seeds laid … Continue reading Birth of Expectations: A Viewpoint..!
Women, quite a controversial topic to write on, but an equally interesting one. A few days back I was travelling back home in Garib Rath. It was a pleasant journey until a group of teenage girls started playing loud English music; and singing along too. While I lay peacefully on my dear upper berth and tried to catch some sleep, these young ladies ensured that my sleep-deprived … Continue reading The Ingrained Nuances
There are times when we actually forget things and there are others when we pretend to. Guess the latter has lately become the in-thing ! While laying down the seeds to the argument, I would not disagree to admit that I myself have many times chosen to deliberately forget things. But yes, I’ve also tried to keep it at minimal levels. Coming back to the … Continue reading Acting Pricey !
I happened to write this short poem, it’s called The Proposal. It’s my first poem. Shared it with a couple of friends who suggested that I put it up here. So here I go.. The Proposal Don’t quite know, what I should say.. Don’t really know from where to begin.. There is something surreal about you, Sometimes I feel that it was always true.. The … Continue reading An Add-On to the Proposal Night 😉