• Shalini commented on the post, conspiracy 1 week, 2 days ago

    There was a conspiracy brewing right in the heart of the organization. The committee was to go on a rally the next day, and rumour had it that the one heading the south front would end up dead.

  • Shalini commented on the post, tumble 2 months ago

    Tumbling and bumbling, and falling head over heels in love, we’re trying to swim, keep afloat and make it to the other end of the ocean. Dodging major bullets, and holding onto parachutes, the matters of the heart are hard to figure.

  • Shalini commented on the post, birth 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    The importance of birth is only understood when one loses a significant someone to death, or when death brushes up against us so closely that we realize we were born to live, love and laugh. And that birth and death is a continuous cycle.

  • Shalini commented on the post, grim 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    The mood was grim. The house was empty, with just a circle of wind hustling in from the open back door. Nobody cared to lock it anymore. The real treasures of the house were only seen by it’s people. But even in their death, their souls found their way back to guard it. A second circle of wind gushed inside, much thicker than the previous. A…[Read more]

  • Shalini commented on the post, artificial 3 months ago

    “God! I just don’t know if it’s real or artificial. You know?”
    “What do you mean? How can it be artificial? How can anyone fake love?”
    “I don’t know, it’s just a gut feeling…of something amiss… something fake… something real. Like you so badly want it to be real, yet there are so many complicated issues that haven’t resolved, and you’re…[Read more]

  • Shalini commented on the post, wedding 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    “Everybody’s heard of the Big Fat Indian Wedding, of course? Haven’t they?” pointed out Anayra sarcastically to her aunts and their friends from the foreign country who were looking at her flabbergast. She was being made to wear a ton of jewelry, her body swimming in layers of silk. But there was not a speck of love in the air.

  • Shalini commented on the post, ornament 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Oh! All the ornaments she would make of them. Leela held the pearls from the foreign land tightly in her fist.

  • Shalini commented on the post, ornament 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Ornaments of gold shimmered on her, taking one’s attention away from her tear stained eyes. She had become the new queen, after her mother. Her duties would begin whether she was ready for them or not, she would have no time to mourn.

  • Shalini commented on the post, wine 4 months, 4 weeks ago

    She stomped her foot in the black grape bucket, knowing it will add to her drink.

  • Shalini commented on the post, wine 4 months, 4 weeks ago

    The deepest of red glinted and danced in the silverware like stars on a cloudless night sky.