Adieu, My Hero!

Flock of birds arrive at your porch every evening to feed before flying back home. From parrots to sparrows to pigeons and even crows and squirrels that picks fight with the rest, scaring them away. Then one day, you took your last breath. I flew across the ocean to only find you resting in a…

Street Lamps and Wooden Benches

Some nights I miss our late night walks at the park, holding hands under the street lamps while discussing our plans for the future. We spent hours sitting across from each other on a wooden bench, sharing our philosophies and inspiring each other to be our better self. We were just too good to be…

Blinds and Hammock

The abandoned hammock at the backyard beckons me to step out into the broad day light. But I think I know better than to let a mere sight of a worn out hammock bring me out of the den. That’s what I’ve been telling myself for the past 2 years, that I could resist its…

Chad – The Protector

I loved her while you loved me. She was the one I ran to with my worldly troubles and little accomplishments. Until one day, I was alone yet again, forcing myself to complete the rest of the saga. Then from the shadows you emerged, took me under your wings and loved me like your own….

Through the Window

As every other morning, he woke up with an unwilling mind, annoyed look and half awaken eyes. He pulled the blinds of the curtain to let the beams of sun brighten his room if not his life. It was that moment he got a glimpse of her. It was her melodious voice he fell in…

A D R I F T

Every time I look into your eyes It reminds me of those azure blue skies Even when I found myself adrift in the land full of strangers Your reassuring smile gave me the courage to face the dangers Without it, I would have not seen another sunrise. Thanks for reading! ©Naveena Shruthi | Wayward Scribbles…

Lanterns – Glow Garden

Darkness and I were frenemies, it existed within me like how it exists within you. But the shimmering lanterns, glowing at their best against the velvety night sky did not fail to guide me towards the light at the end of the tunnel· · Walking the path with the rows of lanterns designed with care,…

I rise

Originally posted on Bharath's Banter:
I lived a hundred lives Selling a million lies Travelled a thousand miles and Wiping my tears and smiles Open my eyes, I survive Close them, for I die Suffocating as I fly, I dive Into the waters, To breathe and come back to life Naveena Shruthi: But your…

Slated

<<< Reference: Post title based on a book series – Slated by Terri Terry >>> Like Kyla (Slated Series Protagonist), I wish my memory too had been erased, my personality wiped clean and that of the past good and the bad irrevocably lost.  Since, none of this would happen, I was inspired to have this blog…

An Open Letter

My Dearest_______________, It’s been a while since we had a chat and I hope this letter finds you well! I understand that you’d enough of my pep talks and empty promises but I do hope that you’ll hear me out. I’ve never been able to love and accept you the way I was able to…