1/9/16

Conversations After Twelve The warm glow emanating from the laptop screen illuminated an otherwise dark room as the boy lay cuddled in his blankets. An old episode of his favourite tv show lay paused right in front of him and the only source of sound in the room was coming from his phone where a long forgotten…

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10/5/16

Mia (III) She could feel the emptiness inside her grow. She had cut them off. She had ignored them. She had never felt less constrained. And she felt dizzy with power. Her facade was iron strong. So much so that she had started believing in the lies she told. She could see their confusion. Their upset…

26/2/16

That Sodding Genius The decisive clicks of the chalk on the black board marked the end of the chemistry lesson His book weighed heavily against the table as he got lost in another realm, completely unlike his own. They say books are known to be portals to another dimension. He knew this fact to be…

3/4/16

Mia on farewell (II) Her process was simple. When the going became too tough, give up. It went against all the righteous messages that stories give you about determination and strong will. But this was not a story tale and she was no hero. When obstacles prop up, and she feels they can't be overcome,…

28/12/15

Coffee Beans The tinkle of a tiny bell alerted the customers of a new presence in the coffee shop.  As two figures walked step in step towards the counter, all anyone could notice was how starkly one contrasted the other. Where one was ebony, all angular cheekbones and mystery and grace, the other was ivory,…

30/11/15

Mia: on farewell (i) Does it ever feel like saying goodbye is easier than staying? Because it's true you know. Leaving is always easier than fighting for what you really want.   As the group laughed at one of the corniest jokes ever told in the history of mankind, the girl chose to sulk in…

26/10/15

The ball Arms jerked upwards to protect his face as he felt his whole body flinch. Opening his tightly shut eyes he could not see the ball that only moments ago was hurtling towards him with a fierce velocity. There were boos and a few hateful snickers. He just hung his head and tried to…