The Truth

Two men in suits entered the room with a laptop. Ellen straightened her shoulder. Despite the cool recycled air in the interrogation room, she could feel sweat starting to form on her lower back. "Ma'am, this isn't a silly game, you understand? These charges are serious and there'll be consequences if you lie," said the... Continue Reading →

Night and Day

Image Credits- Mansha A mischievous cowherd, he was lovingly called Shyam, for his dark evening complexion. She, with her lovely sun-kissed skin and unwavering devotion, was Radha Rani, the queen of his heart. Aeons ago in the gardens of Vrindavan, the crescent moon had borne witness to the bloom of their divine love. Dancing on... Continue Reading →

The ‘Feel Good’ Board- WDYS

Kyle Glenn- Unsplash This was her fourth shrink. Or companion, as the lady liked to be called. Yeah right! Some came to the psychiatrists to deterge their soul, some to seek guidance to recover from trauma, some to make sense of their thoughts. Her first had been judgemental; the second one too professional, coming off... Continue Reading →

Dreaming Shadows

Creeping through crevicesThe shadows danceDislodging the dreamsTerror's tyranny traumatises. Fearing fracture My fragile psyche escapesInto the maze, trailing behindThese monsters of mindSoundless spirits, shrouded in shadeHaunt the hallwaysAs I walk through my day. But after darkMy defenceless dreamsFlicker and fragmentDissolve into dust. Longer and largerLooming in the lanesThey guide my destinyAs I wade through their... Continue Reading →

Older and Wiser

"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 →

Checkmate

A late post for Go Dog Go Cafe's Tuesday Writing Prompt- Finish the phrase “You tried to ruin me, but I…” Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com "You tried to ruin me, but I wish to thank you for your efforts," Sneha spoke as she sat before him, forgoing any unnecessary small talk. Seven years later,... Continue Reading →

The Key to The Mission

Image- Lhairton Kelvin Costa at Pexels Adrenaline surging through his system as his heart pounded in his chest, Saksham thoroughly searched the man he'd just managed to knock out. Empty wallet, loose change, some receipts- but nothing incriminating. Damn it! ~**~ The death of two agents (one assigned to ops back-up) had cast a shadow... Continue Reading →

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