Memoirs from the School

“So, to sum up; the above organisms form the algae family of the microbial world”. “Has everyone understood?” The monotonous voice of Mrs Mackenzie, the Biology teacher, floated through the classroom like a soothing hum of a bee, coaxing Ashley to a stupor. Ashley looked at her fellow mates. Most of them were nodding their…

Catch me if you Can

Ciara is waiting to appear for an examination. But she can’t recall what’s the exam on… or for that matter what she was doing yesterday. But she has no time to gather her thoughts as the world around her turns into a version of chaos and confusion. Ciara has no choice but to act instinctively and make sense what’s going on at the same time in order to survive.

Angel in my Dream

Why do You stay away from Me? Watching n waiting, waiting for Me to see You? The moment I begin to see You, You leave, Why this game of hide n seek.. When I sleep in my ignorance and catch a glimpse of You, Is when I know my longing for You.. Several days and…

A Dreamer’s Confession

“It was waiting for me. There. I saw it now. How did it take me so much time this time? I had almost given up on it. To move forward… I had to forget?” She smirked.

Twilight Evenings

‘Why do you have to write?’ Rumi looked up to see his friend standing over him with hands folded. Rumi sighed and ran his fingers through his hair. Ajay had caught him again; writing, this time on the parapet outside College.
Come to think of it, it was a good question. Why did he feel this need to write?

Another Lifetime

On a busy afternoon, at the zebra crossing I waited. You stopped your car to give me way. I mouthed ‘Thank You’ at You and You nodded back at me. And in that moment, I know that in another lifetime, I knew You.

Music – The Language that Speaks in Magic

What does music do to me? It inevitably brings a smile on my face, opening a doorway to my heart, entering it so effortlessly. As if the music is the Sun to the Moon of my heart; the love and bliss of the musical notes then radiate from the heart. The heart reflecting the beauty…

What is this Light I see?

“What is this light I see? It is warm, gentle and yet powerfully alive. At times I am engulfed in it and at other times; it’s a gentle flame settled in my heart.”

The Change was Always within You

“This is how it starts; the beginning. Something so new and inexplicable that you hesitate to share it. Lest no one around you may understand it. And so it begins…”

One Afternoon After Class

He was waiting for her to answer, “Sara?” he called. She seemed far away. “Sara?”. She shifted her gaze from the wall behind him to his face. “I was asking would you like to go out and catch some lunch?”. She kept looking at him now as if listening intently. He was growing tired of…