Holiday

Their family had finally worked out an outing after almost a decade. Sensing their emotions the bougainvillea tree, welcomed them while lending a shade. They seemed to be enjoying the leisure for once. ‘The bus will come to pick me up sharp at 7.00’, their dad mumbled. They looked at him with trepidation. He managed … Continue reading Holiday

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Surprise gift

She laid the emptied glass of lemonade on the table. A content smile spread across her face. She looked across the beach laughing at the antics of children frolicking in the waters. She updated her face-time status "Happy birthday on my 50th. "carpe diem". I'm blessed." As she relaxed with closed eyes, feet up on … Continue reading Surprise gift

Cease fire

The view of the riverfront enamored him. A sense of peace prevailed each time he visited. The boats were moored at the shore. It bought back memories, some smiles and at times grief. As he spanned the river front engrossed in his thoughts, it drew him to a couple’s undisturbed silence. They seemed to be … Continue reading Cease fire

Freedom

  It was 500 BC, the slave market was buzzing. The Romans had arrived. Expectations soared high. His neck and legs ached due to weight of the chains and the harsh sun didn’t help. He felt a Roman walk closer to admire his chiseled body. A mad rush began. After roars and high bids he … Continue reading Freedom

The announcement

  “Welcome aboard to XYZ airlines. We welcome you all in Flight 389 from BBB to ZZZ. We have some of the best pilots in the industry but unfortunately none of them present now….” Continuing with seat-belt routine, “To operate it you just insert the metal tab in the buckle and pull tight. If you … Continue reading The announcement