Thirty Seconds Tales #22: Redemption

‘I can’t do this… I’m sorry but I can’t marry you.’ She stood there, frozen, her jaw hanging loose like an unhinged door yawning open. ‘Why?’ is all she could manage. He could see the trembling in her dainty hand, the same hand where only a week ago he had slipped an heirloom ring while…

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A Barter With Death

…And every night Death Crept from the shadows of the room. Laying in wait, counting breaths Of her lover doomed. It would whisper to the maid in waiting – It’s his time now. And she would plead with joined hands Sweat painting her noble brow. One night livid Death grew weary – His time is…

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Vows

I never got the chance to make my own wedding vows. In our Hindu custom of marriage, the wedding vows are always dictated by the Priest himself and most of them are pretty one-sided (*rolls eyes*). So this poem is what my wedding vows would have been like. If ever we begin this Tryst with destiny,…

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The Adulteress

Stop handing me crumbs of love, I’m no stray. I want to be the sight You wake up to each morning. The name that tastes The first kiss of your lips. If you cry, I want to be The first to know why. If you smile, I want To be the reason why. If you…

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TPC Romance Fortnight Guest Post #9: Romance

Dear Readers, Sorry about the wait but sometimes life just doesn’t let you be. Today I bring to you a cute, cute poem from a dear classmate and old friend of mine – Esha. She’s not on WordPress but on blogspot and her blog is This Is Ish. She’s returned to blogging after quite some…

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Paper Thin – Published on Story Mirror

Dear Readers, If you recall about a week back I had informed you all, in this post, that as part of a contest being hosted on Story Mirror, I shall be posting 52 stories for all of the 52 weeks of the year 2018. In that post, I had provided a link to my first…

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