Monthly archives: July, 2016

The Woman in the Wall

– “Nothing.. I have nothing to say” – “How about a sound?” – “The heart?” – “Yeah.. the heart” – “Empty.. an empty jar.” – “A jar of butterflies.. How about this?” – “Dead!” – “By fire?” – “No.. an empty heart.” – “Ah!” – “You?” – “What about me?” – “You dream?” – “Yes.. …

The Proof is in the Pudding

US politicians are pitching a new dream they make sound so inviting but, none of them will to give us a warranty for it in writing We all want to be happy, safe and free but, that does not come with a money back guarantee Can it be returned, if with it we are not …

The Role of Aim

AIM – goal in progress, plan in action What do you plan to do in the next five years from now? What is your goal for the next month? What is your passion that you desire to accomplish? What is the task that you look forward to do in the coming weeks? If you look …

Avalanche pt. 2

The two men had been walking for hours and the snow had not stopped falling from the sky. “I can’t go on no further” replied Barney in a frustrated tone. He looked around and saw the cold emptiness of the forest and took a seat on a fallen tree. “We have to keep moving Barney, …

Step by Step or All at Once

When I think about ‘steps’, the first thought that always crosses my mind is its application in mathematical problems. I am sure, each one of you must have experienced the significance of solving mathematics in a step-wise manner. While struggling with numbers and variables, we are always reminded about the need to proceed in a …

Avalanche pt. 1

A black truck peels off leaving a trail of rubber on the street behind it. Eli and Barney were standing on the side of the road looking dumbfounded as their ride just left them behind. Eli stuck his middle finger out in the direction of the truck. He was not good at hiding his emotions. …

American Antique Road Show Horror Story

Readers Note – Piece Contains Graphic Violence, Taboo Situations and Potentially Triggering Language In the food court of a nondescript mall, our show opens with kiosks and mild throngs of passersby in the background. Host Jim Skipper welcomes Philip Howard of Worcester. Howard prattles on about this foot tall Indian figurine chiseled from what appears …

The Breakup pt1 (From the Memoir Series)

He exhaled, thinking about what he had just heard, what she had just told him, breathing out in time with his thoughts. The smoke floated up towards the dim porch light. “We’re done.” He said bitterly with cigarette smoke escaping his mouth, his voice was shaky but subtle. The girl shook her head. He glanced …

The Breakup pt2 (From the Memoir Series)

He hung up, finished his cigarette and headed to his car. The drive seemed forever and she began to think he changed his mind when the headlights flashed against the pale grey wall in her bedroom. She checked to see if her white shirt was still tucked into her high wasted shorts and grabbed her …