Real men – micro tale

“REAL MEN DON’T CRY” the society blared at him.  In trying to be a real man,  he lost torch with reality itself Surya Advertisements

Best friend – micro tale

She has a boyfriend, why are you bothering about her? His friends asked. You need a girl like her, to be your best friend, he replied, thinking of their adventures Dedicated to my good friend, Ravali! Surya

Entrepreneur – Micro tale

This is entrepreneurship, he said, explaining the various schemes. Deep down, he knew, he was just a salesman. Surya

In all of my dreams

Oh, the many successes I have Oh, the many failures I averted Oh, the things I did In all of my dreams Oh, the many posts I held Oh, the many awards I won Oh, the things I achieved In all of my dreams Oh, the beautiful family I have Oh, the wonderful people I’ve…

Dear Sister

Dear Sister, Happy birthday. Oh, how time flies. Feels like a while ago you were a little kid whose main priority is to eat your chocolate after I’ve finished mine. Feels like a while ago you hit the bullies who were mean to me. Feels like a while ago you cooked that chocolate cake despite…

Blank page

The blinking cursor was mocking me by reminding that I cannot write. Blinking peacefully, it was laughing silently. “You’ve come to write something now? Let’s see what trash you’re going to write today” Oh, its silent mocks. Never did it make a sound. But it had killed more dreams than an alarm clock. Yet there…

Whose side are you from?

“Whose side are you from? The bride or the groom?” She asked me. I looked at her. Dressed in a lehenga, the usual dress for a girl in a wedding ceremony, she looked far from usual. There was an unusual aura about her. And there I was, melting at her beauty. Usually, the outfit of…

Window

From the only window she watched Children playing in the ground Running all across the sand Round and round and round From the only window she watched Teenagers meeting their dates She thought of the things they’ll do When the shut the gates From the only window she watched Lovers uniting after a long time…

Hymn for an Immortal

High up in the sky You sit in your abode watching over humanity Listen to our ode Protecting us from the danger That lurk across space and time This place is protected You save us every time Us being happy is what you need You’d do anything for the same Fight a battle, be a…

Embrace

If there is any superpower you could have, what would that be? He asked me. I was sitting in my psychologist’s office where he decided to go on a superhero trip today. Why? I have no idea. And I am not looking to find it. He’s going to tell me in a bit anyway. Travel…

Come back to me

I love you, I shouted But alas, she couldn’t hear me Where was she now when I needed her the most? She came to me one day Without invitation nor intimation She showed me the world outside And the power I had within I took her for granted But she didn’t leave me Or that’s…

Why you should never stop reading?

More often than not, we feel and think that we should read more often. Maybe we already read. Maybe we don’t. I am writing this article for those people who used to read a lot and due to unforeseen circumstances or even foreseen circumstances have resorted to not reading. I am telling this from my…