We heard it all … We know it all

I hear an echo distant yet near. It seems as if someone is whispering in my ear. "We know your secrets too well." "What ... what secrets?" I look around and analyse the eccentric sound. It think I know the voice behind the echo but I am unable to place a finger on it. Is it …

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Sins Of The Father

He is always on the rocking chair. The floor creaks when he rocks the chair but mostly he is asleep. My memory has no other picture of my Grandpa - Sleeping on a rocking chair with his head hanging on one side and mouth slightly open just enough to hold the saliva from dripping down. …

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Secret Agent

He had never been to a Chinese restaurant with a live band. It was amusing to see the singer. The song was a bad musical version of some old Chinese tale which most of the guests in the restaurant did not understand. But the singer intrigued him. She was obviously a made up Chinese and …

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In Memory Of …

I long for her touch. Her long slender fingers slid through my sides, devouring pleasure in my smoothness. The touch was always different according to her moods. Writers are moody people. They almost live the characters they write about. She is one hell of a writer. She fiddled with me all through her writing process. …

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Guilty as Charged!

The rucksack of guilt is extremely weighty today. Every corner of my body seems to have drained out.  Murder can be a tiresome job; especially if someone else has committed it. Sitting here in this box like cell, charged of my husband's murder, I wonder ... Was it really worth? So meticulously I planned everything, to …

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Did He Know?

She sat with her eyes lowered and her engagement ring clad hand fiddling with the salad fork. It was embarrassing, she should feel happy for him, but her eyes were moist. She tried to hold the tear back. She did not understand her own reaction to his announcement. A year back when she had announced …

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