Running from myself…

I was never good at sports. I was always, too fat, too slow, too lazy or too embarrassed to run. On second thoughts, I am never good at anything. From time immemorial, I’ve been like this as if I’m meant to be. Who chose what I get to become? Not me, of course. Once, I’d […]

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It's better this way…

When we were in love… I remember how we believed in everything they said; prophets, magic, beauty and forever. I couldn’t have known how stealthily distance grew between us, with elaborate branches, leaves and deep roots, perhaps deeper than our love. Space bloomed until one day, it was the only thing left. Slowly, we understood […]

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Masquerade

It was close. It was damn close! I heaved a sigh of relief, only when I closed the door and was out of sight. The mask had almost fallen off. Red thick liquid trailed behind me as I made my way towards the mirror. I could easily peel the mask off but…it hurt. It hurt, […]

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