Thirty Seconds Tales #3: From Au Revoir to Goodbye

“I shall go…right…au revoir…” Then she remembered why this time, unlike every other time before,  it couldn’t be just au revoir. Old habits die hard. She corrected herself, “I mean goodbye.” She slipped the ring off her finger and started handing it to him but he protested. “But why? Give me a reason!” She knew he…

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Give Up The Ghost

Give up the ghost : (Phrase) to die; stop trying to do something because you know that you will not succeed.  Source: Cambridge Dictionary   This place,  Our space,  Captured memories,  O’er these walls displayed.  Our love,  Our names,  Banded on our fingers,  Seared within us still remain.  Harmless jibes,  Minuscule fights,  When did they begin to…

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My Best Error

Please,  Erase me, Efface me,  Consign me to the past,  Brand me an outcast.  Tell me I’m dumb.  Tell me I’m easy.  Hurt me, Curse me,  Shut me out,  Laugh me off.  But gimme a sec,  Hear me out, Before you say ‘never’,  Coz you were my ‘forever’.  Farewell lover,  You’re the best of my…

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An Elusive Forever

  Tempests of the world, Frothing within me. The sting of a thousand comebacks, Bubbling, to be set free. Yet when I look at you, A false lull reigns over. I’m chained to your promises, Of an elusive ‘forever’.   Copyright ©2017 by Pradita Kapahi. All rights reserved. Image Credits: Pradita Kapahi.

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Howling at the Moon

There you are, Up in the ether, Your flawed alabaster face, Peeking through the pillowy clouds. The pall like night, Is darker than ever, Yet your light draws me close, Like that love-struck fly, To the compelling candlelight. You’re brighter than the stars, Your silver luminescence unreal, The cool wind sighs your name in my…

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