“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.
Continue reading Earth Rocks
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 song was playing in the yellow car. It was one of those songs which uplift the mood. Nuri knew the lyrics and just couldn’t resist. Rolling down the window, she sang the song. The fragrance of the countryside was divine. She loved going on road trips. It gave her the time to reflect on life and make the right decisions. Continue reading The Yellow Car
Rules are simple- Write a story, complete in itself. Check spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Copy and paste your Story URL to the inLinkz list. The story should be up to 250 words. Add this line < #TellTaleThursday with Anshu & Priya > at the end of the post. Read, comment and share – spread the love. This week we have a picture prompt. As always, … Continue reading 28th Feb 2019 #TellTaleThursday
All his friends were enjoying around the bonfire. He excused himself and left, dropping a lighted cigarette in the peatland. He stood at the cliff, enjoying the view. Fire looked beautiful like a red flower. He smiled. He turned around and saw his fiance behind him. She had a burning stick in her hand. She just took a step forward and he fell down … Continue reading The Red Flower
The three gloomy men sit in silence, holding their glasses. Strange enough, they haven’t taken a sip yet. “To our destiny…”, finally the wise one raise his glass. This evening is not like any other. Tomorrow they will not see the sun, quite literally. The earth, they hear, will go rogue. Whether earth gets embraced by another welcoming star or not, it all depends on … Continue reading Destiny