Dusk till dawn

Dusk till dawn

I walk towards the lake as the sky breaks into colours of dusk. I stand mesmerized yet again. Memories of you come rushing to my mind – of the day we met, the day you knelt down with the ring. We’d spent so many nights here, watching the lovely skies from dusk till dawn. Though I was scared of darkness, your presence gave me courage. […]

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Will you be my sunshine?

Will you be my sunshine?

He liked the outdoors. I preferred staying indoors with a book in my hand. But we were good together. “Meet me at 8 am near the Gardens” he’d said. We’d never met that early! It was a lovely day, with the sun shining and a gentle breeze. He walked into the garden with that never fading smile. Before I could even say “Hi” he was kneeling […]

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Moving on

Moving on

“Dad, can we just camp at this place?”, the little boy tried asking again while they dismantled the tent. It was his first hike. “No son, we can’t” “But why? This is such a nice place, it is comfortable and I’ve been a good boy all along” “That’s where you are wrong. You musn’t get too comfortable. Get out of your comfort zone. Don’t stop […]

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The secret hideout

The secret hideout

I grabbed the things that I thought I would need and got into the car. I’d no destination in mind but I knew that I had to go away from the madness of the city. I needed peace to write my book. The mad rush of my daily routine didn’t let me concentrate on what I wanted to do. How wonderful it was during my […]

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The dream job

The dream job

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” “A musician”. “That’s not even a job! Study well!”   She remembered this memory from her childhood. She’d studied hard, topped her class and had landed a dream job. Everyone around her thought she was happy and were even envious of her. The long hours at work left her with no time for anything. The […]

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Home coming

Home coming

She lit the lamps though it wasn’t dark. She’d prepared all his favourite dishes and had meticulously arranged them on the table the way he liked it. Tonight was special. She was going to see him after so long! She waited patiently while pouring more oil into the lamps to keep them burning. Eventually, the food went cold, the wind blew off the lamps. She […]

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The boss

The boss

He double checked if everything was in place for the next day. He didn’t want his boss to find any mistakes with his work. It was late. As he was walking down the corridor, he was surprised. The lights were on in his boss’s cabin! Was she actually there? He went in to check and there she was. “What are you still working on boss?” […]

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A new beginning

A new beginning

Picture Credits: Emmy L Gant She stood by the window staring at the dark clouds in the sky. She didn’t know how the time had passed by. She couldn’t accept that what had happened that day was true. The memories kept haunting her making her feel it wasn’t real. The scars were there for her to see. They reminded her of him; they were the […]

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The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son

Photo Prompt: Ceayr The constant knocking on the door woke her up from her afternoon siesta. She wasn’t expecting anybody not that she was frequently visited. She’d lived alone all these years in that big house. She was always worried that someone would harm her. Her husband was dead and soon after their only son had disappeared overnight in chase of his dreams. She’d only […]

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Making melodies

Making melodies

Copyright: Jan W Fields He couldn’t take his eyes off the piano. “Mumma, can I play it?” “Yes, you can!” “But who will teach me?” “We will find someone” “Thanks Mommy! One more question” “What is it? Ask me.” “Can’t you teach me yourself Mumma?” “Wish I could dear” “Do you not know how to play?” “Yes I do” Her mind went back to the […]

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