High Expectations


Great Expectations He had to. Everyone is looking at him to give a great oral exam. He is expecting himself to give a great exam. He is a great speaker. And more so than anything else, he knows that all he needs is portray confidence. He may only know the half answer but he could … Continue reading High Expectations

My one year


Thank you NSS-TSEC A year and a half ago, I attended my first NSS camp. And I had a blast. Absolute blast. And at that time I had made up my mind about applying for the committee in the upcoming year/tenure. And I applied for it a year ago. And was selected too. And this … Continue reading My one year

Saturday Birthdays


Daily Prompt Saturday Night Saturday. This is on most weekends the best time. Holiday the next day. I become automatically relaxed. Before even the clock shows 11pm I feel sleepy and go to sleep. And Saturdays is the time when I can sleep for hours because I don't have to get up early the next … Continue reading Saturday Birthdays

Junk of life


Daily prompt Junk food junkie. Fictional Lisa made coffee. It was the fifth coffee in the last three hours. But she had to stay awake as she had her presentation in an hour in the office. She quickly freshened up, changed and headed for office. With no time for making breakfast, she headed out buying … Continue reading Junk of life

I’ll stand


Daily prompt (5 days late): George sat on the toilet seat. He was trying to swallow the gulp which was growing bigger in his throat. Shoulders slumped in defeat, sore eyed he tried. Tried to not let his vision get too blurred. Willed himself to swallow the gulp, willed his eyes to take back the … Continue reading I’ll stand

Breaking Romantics


Daily prompt Fictional post. "Will I see you again?" He asked at the last moment. She turned from the doorway and looked at him. The ambient light was not enough for him to see her face. But he could hear the shy smile in her reply. "We'll see." She replied. With that she quickly unlocked … Continue reading Breaking Romantics

Friends with me?


Why can't we be friends? The boy entered the house. He was immediately overwhelmed by seeing so many people at one place. People who were twice as tall as he was, easily his father's age. People who he had never met before. People who's names he will likely forget in two days. But that didn't … Continue reading Friends with me?

My Threshold


In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Initially I was going to write a fictitious story personifying a house threshold as a human. But then this morning I experienced something that changed my mind. Today morning after almost a week my entire family was together. My parents, my brother and my dog, who was listening … Continue reading My Threshold

Back in Time


Daily prompt Weekly challenge An attempt in creative writing. -------------------------------------- Time Travel: Johnathan woke up. It was 11pm in the morning. He was tired. But lots of work to be done. He took a shower, dressed back into his work cloths. Tie lose, the top button of his shirt undone. With his suit in his … Continue reading Back in Time