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 →

Adventurer

Setting all those maps on fireLoading a bag full of thrillsTaking those roads never takenCause directions are delusiveHinder new ways to be exploredI roll under the abstract skiesLike that lone stone, hot to trotTo explore every nook and cornerOf the small sphere all aroundTo embrace those strong windsThat conspire to blow againstAdrenaline rushing through my... Continue Reading →

Inside the box

After putting on my best thinking cap and working my brain all around the clock, I did painfully realize that my thoughts were like two drops of water in the dead dreary desert mind of mine. Before I could capture them they would just evaporate in thin air, leaving me with absolutely nothing to write... Continue Reading →

Six Word Story #17- Motivation

Children motivated mother to learn English. This post was written in response to Six Word Story Prompt- Motivation. The challenge was to write a six word story on the word Motivation. I thank Shweta for hosting this challenge. Thank you! ©Aashi D Parekh

Sonnet: On such a night…

On such a night, when the skies blushed pinkCherishing the bloom of a new moon brightDazzling stars sung in unison, on sky's brinkOur hearts, resonating, in rhythm rightRolling waters kissing the sands, serenadeRustling leaves, whisper of love, to winds fairAnd sweet silence echoes, this lovely gladeSecluding us from that world, a fading lairMy eyes playing... Continue Reading →

Three Line Tale #19: Journey

Being very excited on exploring the beauty of Serenissima, with her love, Amanda waited for Dariel at the spot they had decided. She frantically gave eager glances at her watch, every minute or so. At once, the skipper from within the water taxi alighted asking her, "Ma'am are you waiting for me?", taking off his... Continue Reading →

Three Line Tale #18: Awakening

Yes dear Cory, in the same flea market, I took to pickpocketing, that being my first and the last time. "How did that happen, grandpa?", questioned little Cory. I slyly got my hands on a man's wallet, having a photograph, probably of his beloved and next something within me struck: I was not only stealing... Continue Reading →

Six Word Story #16- Success

Here's my take: Filling lives with smiles: Her success With this, I would like to share one of my experiences: Last year, my institute had organized a quiz competition for differently abled children. Children from various government schools had been invited to take part. First there was a screening test, where we, the NSS volunteers,... Continue Reading →

Sands of Time

On the fine sands of time,With bated breath, mine,I stagger, fall, get up fine,With might again, I climb. The dunes beat me off rhyme,All blow against: wind, clime,The inner conscience whines,"Nothing in hands of thine." I grip in my hands, sands fine,The more I fist sands refined,The grains slip, in swift lines,From the weary hands... Continue Reading →

My Fair Lady

It's to you, my Fair LadyI reckon and I prey theeBe mine, leave not my sideThrough this journey, guideLet not the wretched thornsCross my feet, but scornAnd if they vow to do soTurn their hearts light lowInto beaut blooming flowersSoftness emanating from coreMy Fair Lady, let not soreDarkness invade my dear soulBut the light of... Continue Reading →

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