Crocodile Tears

Crocodile Tears

13 years, 9 months, and 12 days was how long it took him to remember I’m still alive. His eyes were red, his nose a bulbous bulge, and his face was streaked with dirt. A corner of his mouth shook into a crooked smiles as he stood in the doorway, swaying... Read more
Caught

Caught

You caught me unaware; slipped in when I let my guard down to catch my breath. I cowered and covered my face – my eyes had never seen such brightness. Sizzling with blushed heat that seeped to the lining of my belly. I had to laugh as ‘Yes’ floated from my... Read more
Eyes Closed, Wide Open

Eyes Closed, Wide Open

​Her wedding band slips a little now. Once a snug silver enclosure around her finger, it moves with ease as she fiddles with it over coffee. The brew is cold and stale and stagnant; and her ring is loose and restless. The bustling cafe, a usual safe haven when she... Read more
Absence of Darkness

Absence of Darkness

“There was a time when the sun used to shine,” he said, chin tipped skyward; the struggling straggles of hair that line his chin kiss the missing horizon. “There was a time when we threw our curtains open and invited her rays to bathe our homes. We... Read more

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