Just Your Everyday Conversation Between Husband And Wife

Husband: “Oh boy, will you look at that? I don’t think we’ve ever had it this bad before?” Wife: “Oh, umm, yuck….gack! It does look bad. How? How are they capable of such things?” H: “I was just going to say that. Well, don’t just stand there, do something; it’s a mess and it’s getting…

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Rendezvous

Originally posted on The Perfectly Imperfect Bunch:
I’m sitting, draped in my mother’s georgette sari, hands folded demurely in my lap, gaze trained down at my feet like I was told to do. I’m hyper-conscious of everything right now. Who moves, who stares, what they say. I suppose he must feel the same way. This…

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Vengeance

Love isn’t a band-aid; You can’t slap it over every wound And hope it will heal. Time isn’t a panacea; Some wounds go in too deep, They never stop hurting. ‘Give it time’ and ‘love conquers all’, They’re only glossy varnish,  When tears and entreaties fail. Let me have my vengeance. Sometimes it’s the only salve…

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Ginger, Gingery and Gingerly

Gingerly is the Daily Word Prompt today. Gingerly…. I don’t get why gingerly means what gingerly means. This is what Cambridge Dictionary says it means – Gingerly – in a way that is careful or cautious But why? Ginger is ginger, as in this   Okay, also this   Not the girl, people, the color of her hair. Okay, some…

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Thirty Seconds Tales #17: Something Broken

A four-year-old says to his babysitter – ‘What is cloaked?’ ‘Covered.’ ‘Then what is clocked?’ ‘Something to do with time, or achieving something. Please, not now. I’m trying to find my phone. I don’t know where I put it… Did you see my phone?’ He doesn’t answer. After a while. ‘What is croaked?’ ‘Aargh! Can…

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Denials: Not The End

Daily Prompt: Deny Treat not denials like the end, but like windows, To new destinations, awaiting an expedition. Like this man, to some known as Gandhi,  To others as the ‘Father of the Nation’.  That fated day, a denial born of racial arrogance, Became the seed of a revolution.  One denial that led to a …

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