The Easy Answer

It was all an illusion, Hidden by the lack of light, The shadow seemed bigger, Giving a huge fright. Distracted by the size, He seemed not to think, A small solution is all needed, To close the vulnerable chink. @ 2022 Shreya Shah

Last Fifteen Days

The chaos has come to rest, As the year comes to an end, With trials and tribulations, And changes like never before. Passing the last fifteen days, Hopeful of the time to come, Desiring better days, Indeed worthy of much more. Hard times will pass, As happiness claims seat, Inviting the new, Replacing the painful... Continue Reading →

Teenage Tantrum

Backs turned, With an aim to hide, Scribbling away, Separate plans in a guide. Teenage tantrums, In the midst of a deadline, Twins but so different, The catch is in the signs. It is my way or the highway, Says each one to the other, Both adamant to the point, A not-so-serious fight. With an... Continue Reading →

The Constant Survival

Pulling you down, Judging you each time, Constant criticism all day long, It is their aim to take you down. Why wait for them to change, It is not in your power, Even if you fall down, Make sure you know to get up. Taking the plunge each time, You have the courage for it... Continue Reading →

Just Casual Read

For Sunday Poser - What's the reason behind your blog name? My blog name is "Just Casual Read" and my name is Shreya. While I started my blog 4 years back, I chose this name because maybe it translated the way I go about reading. Maybe it seems a little surprising, but that is how... Continue Reading →

Share Your Squirrely World

This is for Melanie's Share Your Squirrely World prompt. The questions seem interesting so here goes: If you had the power to strike one person in your life permanently speechless, who would it be? I am a Potterhead so maybe Harry Potter. 😛 If you could relive your childhood over again, what’s one thing from... Continue Reading →

Tight Spot

Is she in a tight spot? Thoughts that come naturally, Confusion taking over, Losing the confidence gradually. The probable loss of opportunity, Making her rethink over and over, A "Yes" or a "No" is not a simple answer, But what she needs is a final closure. Walking the middle path, Is never an ideal plan,... Continue Reading →

Unplanned Escape

Sensing the upcoming mayhem, I just stood still, Trying to make sense of them, Couldn't leave the place at will. Briskly walking towards me, The girl with blue eyes, Looking for a partner to flee, A decision most unwise. Voices rising in a chorus, In a tightly packed hall, She looked for an escape, Standing... Continue Reading →

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