Have You Seen My Sister? – Final Part (4 min read)

Missed Part 1 and Part 2? Chapter 7 My hands start shaking. I scroll through the pictures. Almost in every picture, I can spot her. Sometimes with my husband. Sometimes with my daughter. Sometimes with other people. ‘I guess you two are twins. Right?’ The voice jerks me and I look at my Doctor. He … Continue reading Have You Seen My Sister? – Final Part (4 min read)

Have You Seen My Sister? – Part 2( 2 min read)

Missed part 1? Chapter 4 I remember our car ride before the accident. I was upset about something. She made me laugh. She told me she would always be with me no matter what. And I replied saying, ‘I wish I could spend my life like this. Without having to need others. Just with you.’ … Continue reading Have You Seen My Sister? – Part 2( 2 min read)

Have You Seen My Sister? (2 min read)

Chapter 1 I was in a coma for two days. People think you’re nearly dead when you’re in that stage. But now that I’ve come out of it, I can say I’ve never felt more alive. I could sense everything around me. I heard a lady crying, a man talking to me about things which … Continue reading Have You Seen My Sister? (2 min read)

The Mother (<1 min read)

My heart now seems quiescent. I see a clamour taking shape. But I hear nothing. A sheer blanket of silence has clouded their shouts, cries and screams. I slowly get to my feet. But I realize something's holding me back. It's pulling at my heart. I feel rushed to leave this place but I've to … Continue reading The Mother (<1 min read)

The missed train( 1 min read)

Vrihaan finally reached the right platform; stopping to catch his breath, he stole a quick glance at his watch, then looked around; in the distance, sat a young girl who looked nearly half his age; 'the last train...,' before he could complete, the girl cut in, 'it left...you missed it'. Vrihaan sat down on the … Continue reading The missed train( 1 min read)

Was it you?( 2 min read)

My phone rang for the umpteenth time; it must be Mom, I hurried my steps. My hands were busy holding the umbrella tightly. The rain gradually turned into a storm. The road was hauntingly empty. Apart from a small roadside tea shop, there was nothing else. Every few minutes, the lightning and crashing thunder sent a … Continue reading Was it you?( 2 min read)

I’m right here…( <1 min read)

The faint ray of candle cannot penetrate the darkness, yet I hear its flame waving clearly. I'm waiting, Maya... Our kids say - '...even Ma wouldn't forgive you...' Haven't you, Maya? Yes, I was drunk that night and I wish I was the one who died in the accident... The candle suddenly blows out and a cold icy … Continue reading I’m right here…( <1 min read)