Stories Category

A Home By The Lake

The lake looks unusually blue today. Never seen such a stark contrast between the blues of the sky and the lake but there it is. The sun bounces off the surface of the lake like as if it were a mirror. I set my lunch on my bench and put on my wife’s straw hat […]

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The War Is here

The letter burns like hot coals against my bottom. Why couldn’t I have just waited? As soon as she leaves the room, I slowly lift myself off of my bed and reach below the covers to grab my letter. I rip it open with all my might, prayers hanging loosely from my lips. I already […]

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Four Minutes

I work late at nights. I’ve turned our house into my office and more often than not, you will find files and papers spilling over half opened briefcases. It’s not a pretty sight but I run a business; not the kind that it puts me in the 0.3% of the population that brings in big […]

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On The Ventilator

I remember but I also don’tHow you smelled and how soft you feltHow you’d wear white tanks and blue/purple shortsHow you’d lean by your neem tree and acknowledge rosesHow the last number you counted was 28 of them. I remember but I also don’tHow you passed out in the backseat of a taxiHow I watched […]

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