The Faraway Dream

Was it a dream, So blissful and serene? The walk in nature, In the beauty yet unseen. Like a glimpse of heaven, A splendid place to be, Was the imaginary path, A reward to me? An inner calm descends, Feeling lost in the green, I have found my true home, A miracle indeed? But the... Continue Reading →

Never-ending Test

They will judge you anyway, With a pinch of salt, You take it and live everyday, The life that is sweet but short. Those sharp words may hurt, But don't let them stay, Seek a quick divert, For that is the way. Repair what is wrong, And grow what is right, It may take long,... Continue Reading →

Live Wire

Happy on the inside, A live wire indeed, Her happiness too infectious. The only dose that we need An unwavering faith, Facing the brighter side, Not engaging in the usual games, She bore all hardships with a smile. Standing up again, From the brutal knockouts, Inspiring one and all, A unique strength she brought out.... Continue Reading →

Unsaid Words

When words fail, To describe the inexplicable, A jumble of thoughts, Showing the invisible. Get out of your head, Says the intelligent mind, But it is a safe place, Comforts the heart confined. Be your own sweetheart, Is that a simple call, Reducing the dependency, Before you hit the wall. Wish one could explain, The... Continue Reading →

Retraced Steps

For Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge Walking aimlessly, She wandered about, Facing raised eyebrows, From strangers all around. Her last stop on the platform, It was a rainy night, The large puddle of water, Reflecting her lost plight. A sudden light and a beep, Getting her back to reality, A text message not expected, That she... Continue Reading →

Start Of Prime

A small beginning, In a long time, It was an achievement, The start of her prime. The fruits of her success, No event can foreshadow, Her antagonist self, At peace with the whole process. @ 2022 Shreya Shah

The Lengthy Wait

On a beautiful Wednesday morning, Feeling super and setting out for a walk, With no hint or a warning, Ready for the "talk." Over to the regular spot, Having spent many good times, He reached their on the dot, Would she read between the lines? A confidante for years, Would their friendship crumble? Every minute... Continue Reading →

Adventure with Gale

For Thursday inspiration prompt Changing directions, It knows not where to go, Rattling windows announce presence, So that we are in the know. So many queries to ask, But does it have the time? Not wanting to stop on its path, Its' going away seems like a crime. Time passing speedily, Do we still have... Continue Reading →

Awkward Meetings

For Fandango's Story Starter Prompt A sizzling party, His friends had said, Perfect for he turns thirty, So he could stay ahead. It was settled then, He entered the birthday bash, One look at her again, All memories were back in a flash. Feeling silence in the chaos, They still had the appeal, Why did... Continue Reading →

The Only Way

Don't hold on but do let go, Only ones that stay will grow, Honest and frank not the deal today, Why is it misunderstood every way? Careless of one's feelings, They mind their own beings, Is it the world's way now? Shouldn't it be disallowed? Feeling perplexed, are you? But this is not new, Survival... Continue Reading →

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