Monthly Archives: June 2014

Fear of the unknown – WP Day 17

I sit here staring at the blank page, the cursor blinking and me afraid to think about my fears. Is it safe to say my fear is fear it self ? The list of fears are endless, what I fear … Continue reading

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Do I wanna know

So have you got the guts? Been wondering if your heart’s still open and if so I wanna know what time it shuts Simmer down and pucker up I’m sorry to interrupt it’s just I’m constantly on the cusp of … Continue reading

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Home is where the heart is – WP Challenge Day 11

The coconut trees sway to the wind, blocking the view of the house from the street, where  dogs are barking in the sweltering Sri Lankan heat. While the 3 bedroom house I called home when I was 12 was located … Continue reading

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It’s a stewy kind of day – Day 10 WP Challenge

I stand in my kitchen, chopping onions, potatoes and everything that I need for my beef stew. Whenever I want to remember home, this is the meal I turn to. When I say home, most often I mean my parents … Continue reading

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Where does the road turn

It is 95 degrees in Hampton Roads and while most people seem to want to stay indoors with the air condition, I put on my running shoes against my better judgement and plan on running 5 miles. Two miles into … Continue reading

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No Walk in the park – WP challenge day 09

WP challenge Day 09 A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this … Continue reading

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Death to the Adverb – Day 8 challenge

I sit there watching, as she looks at her phone and then the rear view mirror waiting for someone. A quick glance at the clock and once again at the phone and a frown crosses her face. Looking up from … Continue reading

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The story of morality and values-Day 7 of WP challenge

“You have no morals or values and I like her because she has those”. She stood their laughing, not because it was amusing, but because it seemed ridiculous that he was saying this when he had already crossed that immoral … Continue reading

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Run, run, run

I put on my running shoes and started to run, the news I heard made me want to run away from everything. Just run, run, run, that is all I could think about as I pounded the sidewalk, just run … Continue reading

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There he was, my stranger

Its been a while, but it seems just like yesterday, when I was seated bored at a dinner table with friends. I for no apparent reason  turn my head around, and there he was this tall, blonde, handsome stranger, wearing … Continue reading

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