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
“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
“Why do you watch tv while eating your food? You cannot multi task to save your life”, his mother exclaimed. “Of course I can, I’m just enjoying your hand cooked meal!” he replied laughing. Only if the mother knew how good her son had become at laughing on the outside while curling up in a … Continue reading Multi-tasking
In an attempt to find shelter from the petrifying, approaching thunderstorm, the wanderer bolted into the dark dense forest without a second thought. The moonlight barely lit his path, when his sprinting legs tripped him over the roots of a gigantic walnut tree, as he went falling and tumbling down a deep dark pit, hitting … Continue reading Adventure of a Lifetime
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
“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.
You know what’s a good oxymoron? When loneliness is your one true best friend!
“I told you how the scenario is gonna play out exactly in the end, and you also knew exactly how they are going to hurt you.” he screamed. “Yet you play along because you want to be a part of whatever she is a part of, thinking it won’t be as bad since you already … Continue reading Insanity
All the familiar places started to seem strange to him Weary of the world, he created a bunker in his heart, And locked his soul inside to find solace; Even when in a room full of his beloved, that remained his favorite place.
‘To be hanged till death’ the judge declared. “I’m sorry for everything Ma and Pa”, the suicide note read.