The bench

The bench

“You did not even respond to my birthday wishes on Facebook, Ryan. We haven’t spoken in the last 2.5 years, I know, but you seem changed. I saw you at the parking lot last night, you did not even smile back at me and I found that strange. Are you the same...
Ghost of Dr. Phyles

Ghost of Dr. Phyles

When Victor returned from the morning  stroll  along with his old dog Gypsy, he found the same placard  on the gate. ‘Rooms for Rent in the Attic.’’   Victor’s family had recently shifted to Maplewood Avenue His father had purchased this old property as it was going...
The Haunted House

The Haunted House

The advertisement came as a relief. Finally something she could afford. Angie told the landlady over the phone that she wanted to shift immediately. The landlady told her that she will be out but would leave the key under the doormat. It was already late when she...
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...
The Advertisement

The Advertisement

The rocking-chair next to the window, a perfectly placed antique beauty, charmed him. He ignored the coppery-odour in the attic. In an instant, he said ‘yes’. Not that he had any choice, after his landlady threw him out without any prior notice.  “Is this water on the...
BLUE AS OCEAN

BLUE AS OCEAN

I was new to this city. On my way, I got an offer and grabbed it at a second without even thinking about it which was a room for rent in the attic. When I visited it, it was quite good. There my eyes met with blue as ocean colored eyes which also had pale ivory skin...