‘We will be together forever. Just say, ‘Yes.’ She responds,‘Forever is a myth, isn’t it?Does it imply the life now or the one after?Even when buried 6 feet under, our bodies rot at a different speed.So, what is forever?Is it … Continue reading Define forever
The life I want is not the life I have.So, I did what I deemed best.I sought-after an alter ego. Until the alter ego took over. Until the life I have is not the life I want. Continue reading Closure
Rains. How I love them. Sitting by the window on a rainy evening with a hot cup of coffee that has just a pinch of cinnamon, my favorite book by the hand to read, occasional long stare out of the … Continue reading The one-time I had an ear-worm.
One story, 6 different narratives- Cut scene 1 – Hey, don’t you have a twin? How come we never get-together? Oh! We are just poles apart, and so are our interests and schedules. We hardly get any time together. Cut … Continue reading The predicament.
“We are ready when you are,” says the superintendent to the detectives.The detectives walk down the hall and turn to the interrogation room. Detective 1 to Detective 2 – “Are you sure you want to do this?” Detective 2: “Yes, … Continue reading A case like no other.
I see a person wandering during the lock-down, and I scream from my 2nd-floor balcony, ‘Hey! Hey there. I am not sure you know, but we are on COVID lock-down, and we need to take this seriously. We need to flatten the curve. So, get back in. It’s not safe out there.’ I see the person look up to me, and aftear a minute of silence says, ‘It’s not safe in there, either.’ Continue reading Hi There.
Halloween night. A horror film marathon.House decorated to suit the occasion. After a long night, it was time to hit the bed.Hours later, awaken by a jolt, I inspect my surroundings. ‘Why am I worrying myself over nothing?Everything is in … Continue reading A night to remember.
Knock Knock.Who is there?Hope.Hope who?Hope you are not lost. It all started with a silly knock-knock joke. Hope just moved next door to Stooge’s, and they instantly become friends. They became the best of friends. They get each other like … Continue reading Knock Knock
Ma never let us in the kitchen.Neither at home nor at her restaurant. Years later, she lies on her death bed and calls in all her near and dear ones for one last gathering. “I have something to share.The key … Continue reading The secret ingredient.
“Isn’t it amazing to be identical twins? You guys might be having so much fun?” The twins were hard for people to tell apart. They were so much alike. Not only with their looks but even their persona. And their … Continue reading Two peas in a pod