An unusual request

After all, life itself on this planet is the result of overcoming innumerable obstacles and initial bumps and look where we are now. A reader can help shape and mold a writer's future, or better, a reader can help "write" a brighter future for a writer.

“The moment I felt like an adult”

Perusing through my book of memories, I find there are an uncountable number of instances when I was twenty but acted like a two-year-old and when I was small but understood or at least grasped the complexity of a given situation. There are moments in life where you need to shed every bit of the … Continue reading “The moment I felt like an adult”

Hallucinating confessions of an addict

There is a phrase in Bengali, "Beshi bhalo, bhalo noi" meaning too much of anything good is definitely not better. It is almost 3:30 am and suddenly I thought of doing a quick post. During my four year term in college, I found myself becoming an addict; no, not the hardcore drug one but not … Continue reading Hallucinating confessions of an addict

The Last Sunshine

The wind kissed my face sternly for one last time as if to bid me the final farewell. I am surrounded by my friends sitting atop a platform on the roof of our beloved hostel. Four years ago, I was terrified of this insipid place and yet today I am here; wishing if time could … Continue reading The Last Sunshine

Picture Prompt#14

I managed to find the cool shade of a summer breeze, a shade as cool as any human could be. Yet, you managed to creep in through the crevices of time; leaking and oozing all over me. You managed to remind me that you were there, lurking behind the shadows, waiting. Waiting for me to … Continue reading Picture Prompt#14

Picture Prompt#13

Son: Father, where do people go to when they die? Heaven or hell? Father: They surely go to heaven son, for we all live in a fiery hell. Son: Father, then what about bad people? Father: Well, what about them? Son: Where do bad people go after death? Do they get to go to heaven … Continue reading Picture Prompt#13

Picture Prompt#12

Fleeting Forest The fleeting forest, so misty and perilously dark Replete with mysteries and shadowy figurines; After evening they do lurk The boulevard of trees, their heads bent down in fear- Straighten your ears and you’ll hear Swift movements, treading the soft red soil, Running, panting Look closely and you may see your one true … Continue reading Picture Prompt#12

Picture Prompt#11

S(He) She was like glycerine; Slippery and sloppy- Just the way you might like, Full of derivative pleasures And heterosexual needs. He was lustful, Satisfying her to every extent possible; Her whims and fantasies... Laying bare to himself in the process- His brain replaced by testosterone. They needed each other Like a rudimentary complement- He … Continue reading Picture Prompt#11

Picture Prompt#10

The voice in my head The voice in my head, getting irritating by the seconds, Echoes and ricochets within my insipid brain. Commands me nothing; but presents itself; With cool, irrefutable logic… That which cannot be denied- Never “You are nobody unless you become someone” “You’re nothingness gift wrapped poorly” “Made presentable by the layers … Continue reading Picture Prompt#10

Picture Prompt#9

The Failed Seductress There she was, standing by the mirror buck naked, Carefully juxtaposing her perfect imperfections; Laughed and cried as her heavily embellished finger, Followed the superfluous, fake contour of her body- Ever so faithful, following her every single eerie command... Her body acted, sadly not her soul. Her curves alluring, almost enticing; She … Continue reading Picture Prompt#9