I belonged to the late king, Go-Nak who was kind and merciful. He moved on to the afterlife2, a few days ago. Hufer, the priest and the magic healer, was held as the accused. I always believed he was the loyal one. Go-Nak had left behind his only son, Ra-Men-Tme, as his successor. Continue reading The Holy Book
“Feeling sluggish, Terra? ” As I slowed down to leave my orbit, Venus asked.
“Signs of old age. My head is spinning. I can be selfish for a day; I have decided to rest today.” I blabbered.
“Age is just a number, sista. Besides, we are the same age, give or take a few million years. That’s like a few nanoseconds in human years…” Venus started.
Sia takes apprehensive steps towards the intriguing gothic structure. Her mind is filled with myriad chaotic thoughts. She has lost her nation, her people, her family, her friends. The partition has taken its price. Sia has survived to tell the gruesome tale of partition. Continue reading The Frozen Tears
His wrinkled hands joined together, but his eyes didn’t dare to look into mine. This was the day, I had waited for. But now, it felt useless, this whole charade of forgiveness. How did it matter anyway? Continue reading The Forgiveness #TellTaleThursday
In the intense gloomy darkness, as the dying candle flickered – my heart was filled with dread. It was hard to tell what was darker- the night or my life? It was my birthday, today. Continue reading The Wish #TellTaleThursday
Ah! In the middle of the night, I woke up sweating. I took a moment before it dawned on me that I was in a hotel room. I needed to pee so bad.
As soon as I turned on the light, I noticed a silhouette of a hand. It appeared out of nowhere on the glass pane. The hand looked skinny and ghostly. The emaciated ghost! Continue reading The Ghostly Hand#TellTaleThursday
I come to this club every weekend, usually with a couple of friends, today I came only with one, Ted.
As I grooved to the music, I noticed a man dropping a few drops from a vial into the drink of a girl sitting at the barstool. The unsuspecting girl had been busy on the phone and without realizing what transpired, she picked the glass. I took a leap and toppled her glass before she could take a sip. Continue reading A Spilled Drink #TellTaleThursday
The decrepit bridge creaked under her feet. She liked the creaking sound it made. Her hair danced with the wind as if they were rejoicing with her. Her ankle played background music. As she danced on the bridge, she noticed a boy sitting in a boat on the lake. Continue reading 31st May 2019 #TellTaleThursday
Alone I walk, into the jungle in search of the berries.
“They would make you immortal.” The witch had spoken with her hand on my weak heart. My heart had failed me, and I don’t mean in a philosophical way, I mean it literally failed me.
I’m dying. Those berries are the last hope of this dying middle-aged man. As I was saying, I walk in the dark jungle. I see a mirror on the ground in the middle of a jungle. Isn’t it odd? …
Read on the blog to know what happens next… Continue reading 23rd May 2019 #TellTaleThursday
The warmth of the bonfire beckoned him. It was an irresistible call. His cold soul wanted to stay there, just for another minute. “What harm will be done?” He wondered. His blue eyes glinted a little, his frozen heart thawed a little. He had pledged not to think about the past. But as his fingers got warm, his heart did too. Continue reading 16th May 2019 #TellTaleThursday