Bad timing


He finished reading it. Seventh time today. Her first love letter. “Could so much love ever vanish! She’ll understand, if I talk.” “Anjali, please understand! We’d fought before also. But we always made up! Why not today? I love you, Anjali!” She didn’t reply. Those suspended in air, hanging by rope about their neck, don’t. […]

Love is blind. And can’t count!


…[Pluck] loves me not!Arggh…Third time now. I must’ve missed a petal.Arman, you fool! Look at yourself. Which birdbrain chick’s ever gonna harm her eyes laying them on you? Shh… You can’t silence your inner voice! Arman: Hey Riya! I was just thinking about… Riya: Will you marry me, Arman? ———- PS: Am just experimenting with […]

Duel


Tonight, I see you standing with him.Hand-in-hand.Ever so slightly do you squirm.Only I understand. That to him now you belong,Is for a fact.And for you I will not long,With me was a pact. Had I known what this would be to see–You and him…But then, never could I foresee;It was a whim. As I mildly […]

Conflict of Interest


“It makes you cry so much? You’d loved so much!” Distant gaze. Contented smile. “I feel so happy! So fulfilled!” “Quiet, Mukesh!” “I find fulfillment in your loss? And you’re my dearest! I’m so cruel no, Mridula?” His eye let go of that reluctant tear. Like his body was to let go of that life…