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…

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…

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…

Passing trees

Things tend to look impossible to focus on depending on what angle we are looking at them. Watching the trees move as he laid in the coach, he realised that from a certain angle, it looked as if everything flashed by fast. The trees did not look singular but appeared to be a clutter of…

Growth

What do you hear in the darkness? Do you like the way your heart beats? Or does the loneliness and the thought that this is it scare you? Is listening to your mind scary because you’re afraid of your thoughts? Is it thoughts we fear or the fear of not fearing that we really fear?…

My love

I remember watching you sleep the other day and the only thing i could think of was how peaceful you looked. You looked like nothing in the world mattered. At that precise moment of you sleeping, i swear i envisioned a moment twenty years in time when i would be watching you sleep but that…