the f-word

Today was the last straw. For the past three months, he had been getting the worst of treatment because he turned out to be different than most people. The world seemed like a happy place, with things going his way most of the time. Childhood was the easiest because nobody really remembers the majority of…

… days are over …

I see her sitting by the stairs looking like she had just been crying. I had heard screams from their room earlier on but I was denied access so I just stood by the door waiting for it all to stop. This guy was new though, it wasn’t the one who usually came because he…

a year too late

My heart is pounding so loudly, I swear the taxi driver could hear it the entire journey. I didn’t pay attention to who the driver was, something I rarely do but in this case, I had more to worry about. In the trip to Robbie’s house, I kept wondering if I was late. Had I…

Wraith.

A special purchase. He looked at his worn leather wallet just like a homeowner before moving out. A sort of gratitude, and an epiphany: life (valuable) in the material world (fragile) is transient. In the same way, a wallet, relatively fragile, would only hold banknotes (valuable) for a moment in time. The opening till snapped…

kitchen counter note cont’d

No matter how much one may have hurt you, you never truly find inner peace until you actually know what went wrong. Even though sometimes the truth was not what we were expecting, he felt that it was better he hears her out. Still in his towel and having been standing by the door for…

kitchen counter note

Cold winter nights like today’s are the reason why people prefer the scorching sun over the beautiful snow. With temperatures hitting below freezing point, it is a wonder to him why other people really enjoy winter. Right now his biggest problem wasn’t the cold winter even nor the dogs howling outside nor his cat constantly…

Missing Feeling

It’s like a wave that never reaches the shore. Arms outstretched, reaching for something that gets further away with each day and no matter how hard you reach to grab hold of it, it still gets further away. Like the mirage seen in a desert on a very hot day, which seems to move away…