The Mall


The dog is looking at me. His eyes, they seem to see right into my soul. I am not great at prolonged eye contact even with humans. So a dog, a menacing looking black dog that too. Nope not good. 5 minutes before: The kids and I have come to the neighbourhood mall. Its a regular weekday grocery…

Night-time


He kicked me. Over and over again. Every night, it was the same.  I had tried to make things different between us. But he wouldn’t listen. Come morning, and he pretended like it wasn’t his fault.  I thought about our initial days together. We had got along so well and in a few months we were…

Losing you 


I saw you today. And my breath caught. For the longest time I had lost hope of ever seeing you again. When you vanished, my mind knew I shouldn’t dwell on it. Many had warned me this could happen between us. Forget it, I told myself. And move on. But I couldn’t. Some days I…