The Return

The Return

The alarm announced 7 am loudly. I groped the bed with closed eyes to discover the source of sound. But someone else came to rescue and turned it off. Bright sunlight was flooding the room. “Close the curtains Rhea”, I shouted like always. Brisk footsteps followed the...
The Sunset

The Sunset

After an hour trek they reached the hill-top. The serenity and mesmerizing beauty absorbed him completely. Sunset has always been special to him. His trance was broken when she said, “Give me your phone, I have left mine in the car. We cannot miss capturing this...
Desire

Desire

Every night I desire her with all my heart but she avoids me viciously. My whole existence prays to the Almighty to make me one with her. But all in vain. The black sky, the owls’ hoot and the cool breeze witness my impossible quest. Dejected and disheartened, I...
Happiness

Happiness

A new girl has joined our office fifteen days back. Her ever smiling face and dressing sense, especially the unique style of wearing her scarf around the head has impressed many, including me. While chatting the other day, she mentioned how her husband is her best...
Ideal Weather

Ideal Weather

The mobile was ringing. Reluctantly he took the call. “Where are you M? An important job has been assigned. Meet me urgently at the inn.” “I have just opened my can of beer D. And haven’t you heard the weather report? More rain is in forecast....
Explosive Findings

Explosive Findings

“How many times do I need to tell you not to go to the prohibited region?”Mother was fuming. “But Mom…”, little Rik started feebly. “No but, Rik. Those regions are sealed by the Government since Third World War. Everyone knows the...