Posts by Anakha Jeevan

Lost Pieces

I sat on the fold back chair and hunched forward, looking at him working with a hundred tattered yellow pages and a huge file that

Unclouded Love

e was busy reading. Her tiny fingers explored the contours of his face. He sat subtle, with the corners of his eyes crinkling. As she

A Solitary Bloom

Lately, My palms smell nothing like roses But of Withered petals Drunk on the summer rain, Whose veins had run into you, Creeping and twirling

Bedtime Story

“Ma, why don’t you tell me a horror story today?” little Aria asked me.   “Who put that into your head? Don’t you want to

The Souvenir of Love

Knitting a woollen shawl, she hummed an old melody as the rocking chair squeaked every now and then. I stood behind her, reconsidering whether to

Forsaken Prince

I wiped off my stained hands on the trousers and stood before the gaping hole marred with charcoal, crossing my hands. The street looked abandoned;

To And Fro

My little girl Saya held my finger tight as I stood by the swing; it was gently swaying with the wind as if breathing. As

The Parting Gift

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The Carol

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Waves

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