Lost World

I’m drawn to my balcony By the tenuous pittering Of unseasonal rain On a neighbouring tin roof. Something calls from within – A ghost of days gone by. It begs me to surrender And follow it to a place I knew once; Loved once. I hesitate; my world beckons. But memories are sometimes More tenacious…

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Letting Go of Obsession

Originally posted on The Perfectly Imperfect Bunch:
Obsession: 1. The act of being obsessed 2. An idea or thought that continually intrudes on one’s mind. When people talk about obsession my mind springs to Kathy Bates wielding a hammer as she threatens to hobble her nearly escaped author friend (Misery, the movie adaptation of Misery).…

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Detergent Memories

via Daily Prompt: Fragrance She was walking down a supermarket aisle, shopping cart loaded with groceries and other home necessities. She was almost done. Only the cleaning supplies were left to be picked up. She stopped before a display of detergents and automatically reached for the same detergent she had been using for years, when…

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She Scribbles

  Teeny-tiny, unsure feet, Pitter-patter around the house. Busy, chubby fingers scrawl, On the yellowed distemper, Without a single pause. There’s a bald parakeet, And here’s a lame crane. Oh, is that a rather long bus, Or a very short bullet train? She embellishes the drawings, With lines, squiggles, dots. The elephant has banana ears,…

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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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Guest Post: Sayonara

Madhura Avinash Its Her Story   It is hard to believe that the faces you saw every single day for the past five years is going to be a memory soon…. It is hard to wake up in the morning and not get dressed for the same old routine…. It is hard to not have…

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