Heathers for sale!

Sale! Sale! Heathers for sale! Use them to embellish the dreamy groom's fancies' bed or to fragrance the sleep of the dead in his grim grey grave. This post was written in response to the Weekend Writing Prompt. The challenge was to write a poem or a prose on the word Heather in exactly 27... Continue Reading →

Why?

Why do the darkest rooms lie behind the most colorful walls? Why are the deepest secrets found behind the most cheerful visages? Why are the loneliest people found among the hugest crowds? It's all so deceptive.

An Orison

Oh my little birdie, fly high High into that limitless skyTo well deliver my little pleaTo the Above One, you see?Who has turned a deaf earTo our muddles, seem merePray him, to heal the worldOf all that is to be transformedBurning wrath to be effacedCold hostility to warm embrace This post was written in response... Continue Reading →

Three Line Tale #21: No Foolery!

Why stare at me like that? No, this is no show of foolery! I'm an artiste, I feel happy filling your life with rainbows and dreams.... This post was written in response to Three Line Tales 243. I thank Sonya for hosting this challenge. The challenge was to write three lines inspired from the prompt.... Continue Reading →

Six Word Story #19

Your needs? Books with food, shelter. This post was written in response to Six Word Story Prompt- Need. The challenge was to write a six word story on the word Need. I thank Shweta for hosting this challenge. Thank you! ©Aashi D Parekh

Back home?

Back into the old familiar vennel,Yet the heart thumps hard within,Quick shivers conduct through,With each step, as the door nears,My dreaded soul, quick at it's heels,To run miles away, the other end,In dire straits, becoming onerous,To put myself together, to face her,Back home, here, after several years,Will she welcome me with open arms,Or doors remain... Continue Reading →

Rejuvenation

Aging had swept its swift wand over her, but her partner's deep, praise-filled eyes never failed to rejuvenate her. This post was written in response to Twenty-Words Tuesday- Week 8. The word prompt for this week was Rejuvenation. The challenge was to write an exactly 20-word story. Thank you! ©Aashi D Parekh

From the heights

Pulling through the multitudeI did make it! Reached the topThat highest point, overpeeringThe tiny world, its tiny beingsBut before I could cherish allThat I did have, that I'd achievedI found myself engulfed in thatThick, blinding fog of lonelinessStrangulating, sweeping over meAnd somehow the will to live died… Thank you! ©Aashi D Parekh

The Megaliths

The magnificent megalithsStand in pride, singing ofThe glory of the long pastThe grandeur of the valiantThe sacred customs emulatedThey, the uncivilized geniusesThat did worship the forcesThat did kindle their artistryBringing about the greatestCivilizations- the beginningTheir gift to the mankind.... This post was written in response to the Weekend Writing Prompt. The challenge was to write... Continue Reading →

Life goes on…..

Under that gold sun, sweating all day longDirecting the truck through city throngsWhen sun sinks below the horizon, alongDarkness swallows, their wearies strongThe nightly custom, a wait so prolongedThe two pals meet to sing of a day so long In narrow cobbled street, under lights' glowUnclear words flowing thru a puff or twoMerry laughter banishes... Continue Reading →

Six Word Story #18- Water

Calm waters reflected her lost soul. This post was written in response to Six Word Story Prompt- Water. The challenge was to write a six word story on the word Water. I thank Shweta for hosting this challenge. Thank you! ©Aashi D Parekh

Three Line Tale #20: A Plea

Oh no, little fox pup, don't try this with him, don't haggle with him, stay away! Your pain, terror reflected in your deep eyes on your shrunken little countenance, won't melt his heart. He's the same monster who put your mother to a big sleep, in a "merry" sport for his "recreation". This post was... Continue Reading →

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