Untouched books crowded his shelves, shiny leather spines and faded first editions, meticulously dusted and never read.
He knows he’s in deep trouble now. A few months back, he came across a girl in the library he visits. He stalked her timings for about a week, not with wrong intentions though. With his observations, he started reading books in her often-visited genre. He initiated casual conversations one day and they gradually became friends.
She offered him book suggestions which he really enjoyed. She is someone who just doesn’t focus on the content or is bound to the works of one favourite author. She explored varieties. At times, she used to choose a book, just because the cover is attractive. Continue reading
Transform or Transfigure?
Watching his son’s self-isolated stunts, his dad wonders if he’s working hard in quarantine to transform into a web-designer or to transfigure into a spider!
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Credits & Footnote
This is in response to the ‘One-Liner Wednesday Prompt’ by Linda G. Hill. The challenge is to write a motivational or funny one-liner inspired by the given picture.
Don’t get me wrong for standing without the basic protective gear, masks and gloves, because it’s 2050 and not 2020.
My friend is a designer with the hobby wall-painting and I’m a technologist waiting for him to come down so that we can together go to the playground.
The heart monitoring t-shirt I’m wearing Continue reading
“There’s a Turkish proverb, ‘If the world flooded, it wouldn’t matter to the ducks’, meaning things that are bad for you need not necessarily be bad for others.
But here, the thing that is good for you, the very essential bath, is directly impacting my health and senses, esp. the nasal that can’t bear your sweat stench, and my skin getting soaked in your creamy lather.
Being the leader of this flock, I’d Continue reading