Story: The Penthouse

So far, he had avoided sitting on the pristine bed, as if it carried a disease. Earlier, when she asked him to spend the night, he didn't think twice. But something made him uneasy. It wasn't love...

Thoughts: A Tough Assignment

Lately, my nearly-3-year daughter has taken to creating 'bouquet' of animals. Ever so often, she asks me what animals I want. I give her a random list. Then she asks me which color I want them in. After half an hour of hard labor, the bouquet is ready and it looks something like this. Or … Continue reading Thoughts: A Tough Assignment

Poetry: Prayers Late at Night

We call him Over and over again, Sitting next to the phone, Waiting And praying, And crying, And praying again; That he had reached home safe And fallen deep asleep; Or switched off his phone After our fight last night; Or run away With the guy His father is so against. Anything's better than What … Continue reading Poetry: Prayers Late at Night