24 Hours, A True Short Story

Short Story

Know your past  Grow in the present  And prepare for the future. That’s what her life As an officer’s wife had taught her. She stood in the kitchen making his favourite food…Sambhar and Dosa, when he entered and headed straight for the bedroom searching for her.  “Madhu..? Where are you he called out,” and then reached the … Read more

Trapped In a Sea Of Hatred

Nuclear warheads; Terror of trenches; The futility of war. Brutality; suffering. Destruction and sadness. Blood flowing, eyes eschew. * As I glance along the path the world travels, It seems so narrow now, But at the time it seemed the only way. I realize; Despite our desires, We are living our lives on the edge, … Read more

Shadows Bend Silently As I Lie Dying

Shadows

The trees shivering, The skies weeping, The steady thump of falling mortars, Sounds dull to my ears. Shadows bending silently, Towards the spot in which I lie, Tiredness engulfs me, Like the diminishing glow of sunset, Silhouetting the naked trees. Death beckons me. ***** As if in a dream, My mind now playing games with … Read more