The Perfect Crime Scene

The bouquet was taut in my hand with a beautiful paper protecting it. Or perhaps, protecting my hands. It was funny! Why would my hands need protection now? After all that I had been through! I didn't ask for it. I didn't want it. 'You are married. I am not the one you should give … Continue reading The Perfect Crime Scene

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Ghosts That Await You

I look out my window Towards that make-shift gate, I have been waiting, For long and it's about time. It's just me, the gate, And the mounting expectation. The only person I waited for, Ever so patiently, was you. I knew that the day would end When you stood at that gate, looked expectantly into … Continue reading Ghosts That Await You

Drizzled, Dawned, Drenched, Destroyed

I strained my neck to read those words he had etched behind my shoulders. It read- The two hickeys that I have left on you Will fade with time. But the memories Of how we made them Will ever be remembered. As I traced my fingers on those hickeys, I remembered how those kisses began. … Continue reading Drizzled, Dawned, Drenched, Destroyed

Let’s Look at Our Parents Without The Capes

    Remember that time when you made a mistake, your parents told you that you were wrong, maybe a bit too harshly but then again, poured honey on your wounds, kissed the pain away and then completely forgot about the mistake? That is what they are supposed to do. Because you were just a … Continue reading Let’s Look at Our Parents Without The Capes