A Winter Fall-out

Nuclear ash. As far as my eyes can see, it is dawn of perpetual nuclear winter. I close the window before the cold gust of wind could bring the abominable particles inside. My bones feel weary and brittle, it was nothing but a miracle of sort to have lived this long. To be able to [...]

That Thing Called Hope

It was one of those winter days when sun is blindingly bright and the air has that crisp quality to it signifying change of yet another season. I was back home early from the school and my fifteen year old self was locked out of the house. My restless self couldn't sit on the porch [...]

Of Ink and Death

Night brought dreams and with these fever dreams came endless possibilities painted in the muted colors of silence and melancholy. While the world was draped in the heavy cloak of darkness, he wasn't dreaming. He was creating, his hands fervently moving on a parchment, his head filled with cosmos and his soul losing a piece [...]

Succubus

I searched for him in this labyrinthine dungeon. The walls were slick with moisture that seeped through the granite walls. The darkness was heavy and cloaked the whole corridor. Despite the heavy darkness, I could feel his heart pulsing and it served as a beacon that drew me towards him. I smiled, transforming into the [...]

Castle of Lies!

He build a castle of lies to hide all his anxiety, pain and insecurities. The castle was beautiful and was made from everything he imagined his world would be like. The garden of deception bore fruit of his lies which were sweet and tantalising to the nobles and peasants alike. He filled the moat with [...]

Once Upon a Misty Gloom!

I sat alone looking out of the window marvelling at the rain droplets tracing their path to unknown destination. The boisterous noise of kids returning from the trek and boarding the bus drowned my thoughts and drew my attention away from my make believe world. Everyone passed my seat, exchanging laughter and reminiscing about the [...]