via Daily Prompt: Blossom “Don’t turn on the TV.” The husband commented, a little too casually. “I mean, you can turn it on – just don’t watch the cricket match.” “But I want to watch the match.” His wife replied, confused, her finger frozen on the ‘On’ button on the remote. “I turned it off…… Continue reading The Silly Belief Algorithm
via Daily Prompt: Create Not long ago, I met a person. A very young, opinionated, vocally judgmental sort of person. In the initial few hours of our very short acquaintance I found her to be utterly amusing, the way an ill-mannered, mischievous child – that is not your own – is amusing. You can afford…… Continue reading R.I.P
via Daily Prompt: Distant There is nothing like the enthusiasm of coming to work on a Friday because you know that no matter what fresh hell rains down on you on a Friday, it cannot follow you into the weekend. Well, it can and often does, but let us assume, for now, that what happens at work,…… Continue reading The Work Culture
via Daily Prompt: Perfume I found a box underneath the bathroom sink. I don’t know how long it’s been patiently sitting there but I’m pretty certain they didn’t mean to leave it behind. They wouldn’t; they’ve seen me fall apart at the smallest of things. I’ve fallen into a routine. I go to work, come…… Continue reading The Box
I know nothing lurks under my bed. Or stands behind me as I look in the mirror. My mother’s snores are no longer capable of keeping fear away, only sleep. I know now that those kind of monsters don’t exist because I’ve seen the real ones. They walk around in broad daylight, with wide, vacant smiles and razor sharp words.
Via Daily Post – Translate I’m twenty five years old and I live with my parents. This is India, so that doesn’t make me a complete loser. Only partially so. In school, everybody I knew lived with their parents (obviously) or family. When I got into college, there were a few of “those students” who…… Continue reading Bars of a Cage