A Silent Signal

Seeking approval Fearing disapproval Focussing hard to avoid mistakes I am the supporting stakes. Choosing not to feel guilty Discharging my responsibility In the binding freedom and choices I silence the inner distort voices. Trying to win

No big deal…

I love standing here in my balcony overlooking the beautiful landscape before settling with my routine morning domestic chores.  The heavy shower of the previous night has turned the sultry and humid summer into an unusual pleasant

Elusive life

This is how I am, my obsession with life Arguments, fights, resentment, and complaints My wants, my desires, my wishes The cribbing, cravings, anger, and disappointment Have all disappeared into thin air. Days end up seeming pointless

Mother Knows Best

Weekly thrice the dotty daughter makes calls to her parents. Conversation during weekdays are limited but on Sundays, it stretches up to an hour, topics range from day-to-day events to friends, to health and finally comes the

Chaos – 100 Word Challenge

Chaos – 100 word challenge She shuddered. She screamed. A silent scream. The gnawing despair and helplessness she suffered since years now gorged her up. The futility of this scream would not be any different, she knew.

My Money – 100 Word Challenge

My Money Treading a fine line between your money, my money and ours, they stumbled into the latter. Two decades ago, young and naïve they were two young individuals struggling for their respective identities in the corporate

History Repeats

I did not like when she ignored me When she did not talk to me When she left me on my own To succumb to confusions. What could be the reason I struggled to figure out But

Am I responsible?

I often hit the crossroads In the journey of parenting Not while I brought up my two darling daughters But during bringing up my adopted son. I keep reminding myself when stuck often The oath I took

Hide and Seek

I wish I could record those unexpected moments The moments that enlightened me with thoughts One of its kind, unique, genuine, tranquil and unusual What can become my inspiration in my need. My mind just cannot jaunt

A New End

Claiming the cozy corner Savouring aromatic blends Enjoying the soft music Serenading at the background I did not pretend that I enjoyed. Staring your gaze shamelessly Watching your unusual genuine emotions Smiling and steady I was all