Dream Comes Alive

“She was distressed looking at the slow-moving days until her victorious move on the dais was recorded in slow motion.

This one-liner is written as an attempt to combine this as well as previous weeks’ prompt words for TWT – dream, slow motion, and quarantine.

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This is in response to the ‘Twenty-Words Tuesday’ prompt by Akanksha Singh @ BulbulThe challenge is to write a story in exactly 20 words for the prompt word quarantine.


One-Liner Wednesday #4

Compassionate Revenge

That feeling when you grow manifold and treat people in an exceptional way is the best revenge to the same people who treated you as an exception.

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This is in response to the ‘One-Liner Wednesday Prompt’ by Linda G. HillThe challenge is to write a motivational or funny one-liner inspired by the given picture.

Leave – Six Word Stories #10

This is in response to ‘The Saturday Six Word Story Prompt’ by Shweta of ‘My Random Ramblings’. The prompt for this week is ‘Leave’. I was left alone with boredom and so there are quite many six-word stories on ‘Leave’.

Leaves are equally anticipated and hated!

Eyes rewind memories when leaving school.

Farewell – none wanted to leave home!


Leave your burdens to fly high.

Don’t leave heavy words remain unsaid!

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Invisible Foe

Disclaimer:
The post is lengthy, around 2000 words, and is not a substitute for any kind of professional medical advice.

For those who’ve made guesses on the title, the invisible enemy is depression and not COVID. The pandemic may end sooner or later but the air of despondency never seems to leave.

I’m deeply affected by the news of Mr. Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden demise. I’ve adored his movies as well the heights he has reached, and this was out of nowhere. I also got to read his interest in astrophysics, appeal towards tennis, his astonishing bucket list, and talks on his constant learning behaviour. In short, these indicate that he was someone who could pull off many things together and was such an ambitious soul.

Nobody is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.
– Terry Pratchett

Just like how this tragedy popped up discussions on mental health all over the internet, it also triggered me to write this post. However, I don’t want my words to sound like sympathetic music. Continue reading

Turning Point in 20s when you Understand what Life is

Trying to become independent is a serious controversial issue of almost every youth. This is the stage when I’m about to step out of the college life into the real world. And, in fact, many of my friends are leaving before me.

When we had a funny chat recently, the topic our convo ended up was ‘Life’. The questions included were…

  • Will we ever meet again?
  • Can we manage stuff all alone?
  • Can we face the world ?
  • Will we satisfy the expectations that people look at us with?

A lot more can be added to this list.

Even I was confused when this happened. But something has to make the life move on, right? Continue reading