Posts Tagged ‘love’

From the day I turned 26 last year, the friends at the Birthday table have changed. One of them from the previous table is getting married. I traveled to Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. The one great love dumped me via text. And got married to someone else. I gave Bangalore a whirl, made a mess […]

Love Story 4


‘If I tell you, do you promise not to freak out?’ He nods silently, his hair gently rustled by the wind. I look away and look back right at him. And what I see steals my breath away. His dark intent gaze looks straight at me, makes me feel we are the only two people […]



I was half asleep when I received that one text message bidding me goodbye. All I felt at that time was a faint sense of annoyance, rejection, and strangely relief. And when I found out (as usual, through someone else), that he had gotten himself engaged (and soon married), I probably cried just for the […]

I looked up, a silent prayer of thanks on my lips. I could barely make out the blue of the sky, which was slowly being covered by grey – black clouds. I ignored it, knowing how the weather can change in a flash. Walking out of our bedroom, I went into the breakfast room, K […]

When you look at me, it feels like we are in our own private conversation. Everything around us ceases. It’s just you and me. And when you disapprove, it feels like my heart is breaking, it hurts too much. And everything around us seems so overwhelming. I want to say I am sorry. For being […]

Love Story 2


How is it that even though you are talking to someone else, hands playing around with your smartphone, laughing at someone else’s jokes, how is it that when you are doing all those things, and I walk by, not even looking over at you, that I feel the warmth of your smile, and the lingering […]

Love Story


How was your day? He asks. It was the usual. I mumble. Really? What did you do? He persists. I look up, annoyed. Our eyes meet. His brown warm gaze sends a thrill straight to my heart. I hear rainfall. I hear a Chinese family argue loudly. I hear the rumble of the train. His […]