A crossing under the lamp post!

He noticed the figure approach him again, as he continued his daily walk on that circular footpath around the park. It was tracing that path in the anticlockwise direction, opposite to his clockwise trail, and so they would pass each other, twice, as they continued to promenade in that dark night. He tucked his handsContinue reading “A crossing under the lamp post!”

Perfect endings!

“So, you just let her walk away?” She was puzzled and angry at the same time. “Yes.” He wasn’t either. Rather, he was just calmly sipping his coffee, like nothing has happened. “With her ex?” She just couldn’t believe him. It was not in his nature to be so calm, that too, at such anContinue reading “Perfect endings!”

Magic!

“I don’t think I can continue writing as good as I do, after I leave this city.” “Why?” “Because this place is magical; no other place can make me write so good.” (Stern look) — “I don’t think I can date him anymore.” “Why?” “He’s really a good guy, but he’s not so compatible withContinue reading “Magic!”

Deepest Fears!

He got out of their car and looked ahead. The weather was stormy, drizzle was a constant and the night had started stepping in the horizon; yet he could see the vastness and depths of Baoli step wells slowly unfolding in front of him. His mesmerized expressions matched with the friends accompanying him, as theyContinue reading “Deepest Fears!”

Lost and Found

“Welcome to the lost and found section. How may I assist you?” “I think I’ve lost something.” “And what it would be?” “My life.” “That is indeed a serious problem then. When did you lose it?” “I woke up today, and realized that I don’t have it anymore. I don’t even know when did IContinue reading “Lost and Found”

Invisible hues!

“Hey Abhishek, can you come here for a sec?” A colleague summoned me to his table. I am always fond of this person – cool and calm, yet so funny and joyful. He never paid any heed to worries, and would always get his way out of every situation. He was the topper in IIMContinue reading “Invisible hues!”

We all are broken!

“No, I can’t do this again.” She threw her phone on the table and collapsed on her couch. “You have to stop chasing me. I am too broken for anything new!” She didn’t pay attention to his puzzled eyes and buried her face in the pillow. She didn’t want him to read her expressions –Continue reading “We all are broken!”