The Sign

 Hilda had really restrained herself for some time. An agitation started to creep in. Without warning, all her past experiences came flashing back. She tried to distract herself but that didn’t work. For some reason, a thought that everyone at Meet cafe was staring at her uneasy demeanor gripped her. She tried to calm herself… Continue reading The Sign

The Journey

Nona reached out for her son’s hand and sighed plaintively. She gazed at the bus tout who spoke animatedly to a passenger, probably demanding bus fare. Squeezing that tiny hand brought a myriad of memories; good and bad. How she wished the bad would be buried and forgotten. Sadly,  her mind seized every opportunity possible… Continue reading The Journey

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Trapped

The junco bird Flapped its tiny wings¬† longing for freedom once had  It was pointless, and she knew it  But with gusto, she pressed on  Oblivious of the cell she was in  She glanced this and that way  It would dawn, soon, she hoped  And so was her mistress; trapped  By her own self, in… Continue reading Trapped

The search

Amidst the crossroads she dwells Her stance so firm like an enchanting spell. Footsteps scattered in myriad array, The street holds her heart at bay. In her mind, a roller coaster’s ride, Seeking solace in love’s elusive tide, Yearning for one, among the many, To fill her heart, and set it free. Where joy untold,… Continue reading The search

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Margaret

¬†Margaret glances at him as he adjusts his glasses holding a list. She shakes her head and sighs. How dreadful such times are. Her heart sinks at the knowledge of what it all means. She should have gotten used to this but every time it happens, she gets heartbroken. Being in her final year, time… Continue reading Margaret