Unspoken Words

At 4am they echo in the silence of the night; At 4pm they fade the outside world’s noise; Cause regret while remaining unsaid, Your mind keeps replaying them like a broken cassette; Often takes you to a parallel universe inside your head, where time stands still, and imagination flows unchecked. They are the blank stares … Continue reading Unspoken Words

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Blending In

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” the third grade teacher asked her new class. “Doctor”, “Astronaut”, “Firefighter”, “Painter”, replied the children. “Happy”, comes a soft but audible reply from a boy, who summed up the courage to speak his heart out for the first time. “I don’t think you understand. What … Continue reading Blending In

Tin-Man

For twenty-two years his head couldn’t comprehend the logic behind ‘love’. All it took was one stroke of serendipity, and a traveller had wandered her way into his life to defy all his logic. With constellations in her eyes, symphony in her movements, and tenderness in her touch, she started to metamorphosize his being. For … Continue reading Tin-Man

Burden

“You don’t need to break your back everyday”, the wife exclaimed, as she massaged his spine. “These sacks of cement are as light as a feather”, the builder gasped, smiling at his baby boy. Years later, his worthless son’s incompetence, became too much of a burden for him to carry.