Phosphenes and Lacunae

It’s said that there are a 100 thousand million stars in the Milkyway Galaxy.And our planet is a small speckle floating in the dark eternity of a universe, that claims to be cold yet bustling with explosions- beginnings and endings alternating with each other whilst also briefly paused by silent and long periods of monotonous…

Souvenirs

Death was always meant to be an end to hopes, dreams and everything life has to offer in general. It meant a dark shadow that soon envelopes you and wipes out your meagre existence. The very thought of death, in that perspective would make life look less worthwhile. Yes, they say your memories live on…

Smultronställe

“Will you stop screaming? I’m almost done!” “You say that every single time! Why can’t you just get it all ready the previous night?” “I had a conference call if you hadn’t realised.” “Yeah, obviously. And I’m the jobless one out here aren’t I?” Ishna retorted back. “For heaven’s sake Ishu, please. Stop losing your…

Serendipity

Oftentimes we wonder about all the things that could have been. Things that could have gone right, only if we had made a slightly different choice than the one we made. But what we fail to realize is that maybe, in those circumstances, with the reality facing us dead in the eyes, the outcomes we…

Senectitude

It had been three weeks since the first case of the virus was reported in her locality. The main road was blocked and there was no way to reach her house via a vehicle. But this hardly made much difference to her life. She had always been cooped up inside her home, gardening and stitching…