Prejudiced Love

Plucking off that little petal….oh how easy was it for you silent….numb… an eerie peace….all I was left with which u created… plucking out that lag piece, callously, that destitute piece of emotion   Tottering the horizon, suffering the nuances of pain, regret and laconism A petal which once shined bright as sun caressed it Festering in this void, you created When you plucked it, … Continue reading Prejudiced Love

The Visitor

We don’t know when we have fallen in love. We don’t even know who we have fallen in love with. Is it always a person or could be something else, some one else. Silence prevails as sun goes down the sight I sit on my table, locking all doors and windows That ticking of the clock right above my head And I fall into a … Continue reading The Visitor

That morning cup of tea

As time goes by, everything around us changes, except for those innocent gestures that we fail to notice. Rustling of that newspaper, like everyday Rocking on his chair, like he did for the past 60 years Eyes following every footstep, like it did for 60 years Pretending to be ignorant of his wife bringing him tea Childlike innocence shines through his winsome smile Copyright-©TheKayasthaJournal2017 Continue reading That morning cup of tea

The Untold Past – Short story

“I’m allergic“ I exclaimed. The big smile on his face turned into blues. Oh I’m such a horrible person to do this. Maybe I should just tell him the truth. Its not your fault. Please dont be sad. He doesn’t know that my allergy is not medical but psychological. I’m not physically allergic to roses, they just remind of the time I was physical abused … Continue reading The Untold Past – Short story