Why do you write?

I write to make peace with the things I cannot control. I write to create fabric in the world that often appears black and white. I write to meet my ghosts. I write to begin a dialogue. I write to imagine things differently and in imagining things differently perhaps the world will change. - Terry … Continue reading Why do you write?

The Moon and Us

Why do we indulge in an intense tug of war?Has all our passion turned whisky sour?Why is it - one step forward, two steps back?Is it that this mystery is too hard to crack?I sit by my window – star gazing, as I wonder,If the moon, the sun and the stars over yonder,Encountered this profound … Continue reading The Moon and Us

Girl at the metro

(An Excerpt) She scurried up the flight of stairs, two steps with every foot forward. Stumbling and short of breath, she reached the platform only in time to find that the train had already started moving. As the train chugged away, she realized that the next train wasn’t until nine minutes later. She let out … Continue reading Girl at the metro

The Chevalière’s Revenge

Ruvee sat by the window as the bus rumbled its way through the streets of the quaint city. Filled with plantations and shrubbery, the hills of Coonoor looked picturesque. Life had been gentle on her over the past year. Her uncle had urged her to move in with him after looking at her pitiful state. … Continue reading The Chevalière’s Revenge