There’s a stone wall so high, going up there felt like being in the sky. There’s a cat on that wall staring at the clouds; feeling the wind wrapping around his body, growing more intense with each fleeting second. He doesn’t want to go back to where he came from, there’s nothing left there. The … Continue reading cat on a wall.
Stone pines. Tall, rich stone pines. Why now? Because they were passing by; no, actually she was passing by. Stone pines. On both sides of the road. What lay behind those? Grass and other trees of course but who cares? She could only see stone pines. They’re the only ones she could name. The rest … Continue reading Air.
"Too much water." I thought and ran back inside, emptied half of the bowl and walked outside. "The flame should be thin." Had to rush inside again. It took ten minutes to figure out how thin it must be. "Make sure to use some oil so that they don't stick." Mom yelled from the other … Continue reading “broken”fast.
The road was wide open; nobody except me and my dad on his old scooter which I hated. He was going slow, which I hated more. "C'mon! There's nobody else on the road, what's the worse that could happen? Go faster!" I groaned. A few moments later, I could see other vehicles crossing us, passing … Continue reading Balance.
"I did it for you" She said "I don't want you to wait for me. It's not fair." And concluded. "Was it fair enough to not consider my feelings?" He said. Silence was her answer. "Goodbye" was his solution.
"You know the scariest part of us being together?" He said, looking at her as she looked away "I miss you even when you're right beside me. Where have you gone?" "You changed", retorted the girl with a melancholic frown. "If I did, you wouldn't even notice it." Was his reply as he slowly walked … Continue reading Changes.
Two wrinkled figures face each other in a coffee shop right beside the sidewalk. A mini chessboard with tiny pawns scattered on either sides lay on the table. "My father amassed a fortune when he returned from the war. While it had its own traumatic effects, war made him realise how important family is to … Continue reading Acceptance