The Proposal

For Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge Waiting for the right time, Will it ever be? He is the main protagonist, So better not flee. The decision is final, She is the one, Taking two steps at a time, He couldn't think of anyone. Standing right there, She looked into his eyes, Searching for something, She knows... 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 →

Underrated Guitarist

For Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge Delivered to another world, With the beautiful notes, So fragile yet so strong, The strings of the guitar. A break from her daily chores, Standing close to the window, She needed to listen, To the melodious tunes. Reticent about her daily worries, She felt the tears come out, His music... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Block

Focused on the task, He did not have time to lose, Weaving a short story, With a pre-decided word count. His manager so myopic, Did he not understand? Limited time does not allow, The beautiful art of creativity. A romance or a mystery, Where should he start? He was no travel maven, To give vivid... Continue Reading →

Difficult Move

To a delayed start, In this cosmopolitan city, Filled with the quick-witted and the smart, Looking at me with pity. On the move for so long, This peripatetic lifestyle, Will I finally get along, Lagging behind in some style. A change so difficult, It is a miracle indeed, Strangers now friends, Always there in need.... Continue Reading →

Precious Gain

A hypnotic gaze, For several minutes long, Difficult to break away, It did not feel so wrong. Barely a word spoken, But a deep understanding, For the eyes were generous, As a lot left unsaid. The time has passed, And it won't happen again, To be treasured till the last, Indeed, a precious gain. @... Continue Reading →

Final Countdown

The countdown begins, Entering a new year, With hope and expectations, Looking forward to a good life. Taking a lot forward, While leaving the unwanted behind, All and sundry gathered, To welcome the happy and bright. @ 2021 Shreya Shah

The Only Gift

Isn't it past time, To take care and rest, It was a tough climb, One of the many tests. Hearing the bells above, I know we have reached, To the one with selfless love, Seeing the nearest peak. Feeling overwhelmed, I seek his blessings, The only true gift, To lessen the distress. @ 2021 Shreya... Continue Reading →

Favourite Holiday

A season of joy, Spreading happiness, As all gather to enjoy, And wish a happy Xmas. Wrapped with love, Gifts for each other, Thankful for your beloved, Your cheeks have a different color. Every gift, A symbol of affection, Also a romantic shift, For the one looking for connection. Smiles all around, The best decoration,... Continue Reading →

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