A Black Coffee

A Black Coffee

The squeaky doors, dusty antique furniture & cobwebs- this attic replicated a horror movie’s scene; in reality I was playing a role in my newly rented room. Financial struggles teach you to play all the roles! The entire shifting and haggling with my old land lady...
An Unpleasant Confession

An Unpleasant Confession

“Why do you hide your pain behind that fake smile?” resting elbows on her knees, panting, Arya’s gaze made Jigisha uncomfortable. “Excuse me… ahh…. what?” Jigisha’s authoritative voice had turned soft suddenly. “Yes… you heard that right, Jigisha” Arya said without...
Our Silent Talk

Our Silent Talk

“So when do you think of me?” he rested his head on his wrist, his elbow must have been getting hurt by the small stones beneath. “During my me time and my lost states”, I smiled looking into his eyes, I tried cupping his elbow. In this twilight hour I couldn’t see...
Goodbye, Dark Odour

Goodbye, Dark Odour

Sameera held the photographs tight in her sweaty palms as her trembling feet slowly moved towards her house. The bright sunny morning was taking away the terror of the dark, sleepless night. She reached her room, locked herself & finally let out a loud cry from...
The Love I Always Belittled

The Love I Always Belittled

My eyes were glued on the door of his classroom while I was stepping inside mine. It’s been only a week since we (or may be only I) had been noticing each other from distance. I had chosen a new bus stop, changed my usual way of going home. It’s because the new longer...