She lifted the cup and inhaled, as memories waft up to greet her. Her mother’s five spice tea. The low hum of cardamom would float first & join the faint sweet note of cinnamon, which then rose into a crescendo with the concerted pungence of nutmeg, ginger & […]
/Twenty Word Tuesday by Bulbul Week 26 – Spring Not to impugn her countless merits; just that I don’t trust spring. She hides ugly secrets behind her beautiful face Leena
Week – 25 Love For some, love’s euphoria becomes lambent and then fades.Others wade into its perfervid depths and forget how to swim. Leena.
Twenty Word Tuesday by Bulbul Smothered memories were slippery; maybe because they had beating hearts.She tripped and fell, stepping on them in the dark. Leena
Is something wrong?Her answer was always ” No, Nothing”Nothing actually held all the things that upset her. It held her silent want for him to hear her unspoken words , Her longing for him to stay a moment more and ask her again what is wrong.He never did […]
Twenty Word Tuesday by Bulbul Pieces You put back my pieces together hastily, your unthinking fingers leaving gaps in between, where the pain scurried and hid. Leena
Melt and braze me with the torch of your trials Let the sparks of your lovetransform my amorphous heart, into a sculpture that reflects your grace.
Written for Twenty Word Story hosted by Bulbul Blank Love’s blossoms lay fossilized in between the blank pages of Yes and No, sorry reminders of what could have been. Leenasind
Twilight is my favourite time of the day.It is the seam between daylight and darkness. The thread sewed in changing colours from salmon to purple and then cobalt blue. The fabric of night is in black satin, with its moon motif changing its pattern everyday and constellations that […]
The tiny head of the coat button peeping out to read the non verbal warning. Watch the Median !