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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The Odd Couple

A bouquet of dead flowers falling apart, dust covered the dates of the calendar hanging on the wall. The floor creaked as they stepped forward. His palms were sweaty, she felt faint. They never imagined this is how it would be for the first time. She held the bag tightly more as an attempt to …

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Occupational Hazard

Electric fairy lights danced on darkened streets. Ray walks ahead with a hood over his head, hoping not to attract attention of the youngsters. The street had always been a quiet and isolated neighbourhood, just the way he liked. But ever since the new people had shifted ... He dragged his left foot as he …

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