Appeasement

            “You must either use all that money on things that are useful, or give it away to those who are in need”, I told Naveed that morning when we met at a Café near his house and that is how we got the notion of starting a programme for the children in need. We…

Peacemaker

Rea Nelson turned eighteen that Autumn. No cakes, no parties, no wishes, no presents to cheer her up or celebrate her legality. “Well, this isn’t something offbeat anyways”, she told herself as she got back to finishing a story she had started working on. The sound of a breaking glass stopped her. “Must be him…

Searchlight

The crowd counted her, Lass of provident. Only she knew that she’s a Regina, Of forced regiment.  The luscious, luminous lurex Brought her no jubilation. All she prayed for is that arms, Which embraces her giving liberation. Though, she’s an impeccable carved Slayer, shimmering And her  tone pristine a sonorous  Ringing But still, her heart…

Cracks

I made cracks in a wall with my teeth and kept the spirit of my child in it, and told him I will be back for him. I am still the mother, I fold and unfold myself to bring forth a troublesome boy, and this line that runs over my abdomen is the way home….

Beyond Infinity

“Once you have kids, your heart doesn’t stay intact inside, instead pieces of it roams outside hither thither. “ She thought out loud, staring at the diminishing landscape below as the plane took off. I quit my admiring gaze at the beautiful greenery and turned towards a pair of beautiful eyes, forlorn and lost somewhere…

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