No Moping

via Daily Prompt: Mope The year is coming to an end With no regrets nor hard feelings No moping nor mourning Let us embrace with hopes of a better tomorrow The coming year.. The carrier of good luck and good fortune Of joy, mirth and happiness And lasting bonds of love , peace and harmony… Continue reading No Moping

The Devil

via Daily Prompt: Pillage Nobody liked to befriend him neither in school nor in the neighborhood because of his mischievous and violent nature which not only petrified others but distanced them from him. The neighbors would restrain their children from mixing with him so that they weren’t spoilt by his influence. His parents who were… Continue reading The Devil

Ovation

via Daily Prompt: Ovation I stood on the stage transfixed Felt the butterflies in my stomach Could hardly whimper And then it came tumbling forth The words, the lyrics and then the melodious song It went up in a crescendo before it came to harmonious halt There was a silent pause which seemed like forever… Continue reading Ovation

Catch 22

via Daily Prompt: Moody Dr. Shirshendu Das and Nachiketa Mitra were neighbors who gradually became good friends. Within a couple of years of private practice in Bakultala, Shirshendu had built up a reputation of being a good physician. Whereas Nachiketa was a Manager in a nationalized bank. Every Sunday evening they would assemble near a… Continue reading Catch 22

Lottery

Subrata Sen was getting ready for office. He had taken his daily bath; had shaved; got dressed and was now having his brunch which included rice, pulses and fries. The basic price of necessities in life had so risen that it became difficult for him to make both ends meet. He lived with his wife… Continue reading Lottery