While relocating to a new flat across the city seemed exciting for her son, it was more of a headache for Raveena. A 35 year old, balancing her role as the sole parent to a rambunctious 9 year old along with heading the editorial team for political coverage at a leading magazine; she had more... Continue Reading →
Image- Sadje Dear Ramya, Coming back to town after two decades should have felt like a warm embrace, instead it feels strange. The same buildings and grounds now sport new faces, such strange tones and foreign smells... Standing at your favourite spot near the pier, the familiar rushing sounds of the waves led me down... Continue Reading →
She loved sunsets.The splash of pink and orange painted across sky, the cool breeze, the tiny ripples in the usually calm waters. A whine drew his attention down to his companion. Sitting on his haunches, Sam patted him and whispered, "Yeah, I miss her too" Written for Cyranny's "One Minute Fiction" challenge.What is it? Each... Continue Reading →
Inspired by Michelle's November Writing Prompts- Windmill waltzes Image by Johanna Montoya @ Unsplash Sepia seeped memoriesOf first glances,Of breath mingling;Some of sunny morn,Some of dew tipped grasses. Fingers entangled, we swayed;To the mellowed breeze,Ruffling brown locks. Toes trodden,Mis-steps arrhythmic,Those windmill waltzes. © 2020, Cozy Quiet Corner. All rights reserved.
20 Word Story- Ghost
Image: Alex Fu at Pexels I stood still, on a road desertedHaving travelled far, still miles to goI look back not, as memories surroundIn twilight's silence, my midnight madness. I'd sampled love, under the cherry blossom treeAnd drowned my soul, in the whirlpools of lustUnafraid of thunder, I'd forged ahead Broke those rules, for you... Continue Reading →
"Been fifteen years since graduation, but we're finally vacationing at a beach," Cal joked as the four friends stood watching the sunrise. "Oh my! We'd made so many plans," Susan chuckled as she listed them. "Partying all night, getting high and drunk at the same time, skinny dipping-" "-I wanted to try a threesome." Nathan... Continue Reading →