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Numb

I woke up early today, or perhaps I didn’t sleep the whole night. Aunt Sarah and Noel left after the dinner, because Noel wanted to play in snow, though it wasn’t even enough to make a snowball. Today in the early morning, when I was just changing my clothes, the doorbell rang many times, and … More Numb

A Hand

My hands shiver as I pick up the fork. I don’t want to break down, not now. Not in front of anyone else. This pain is mine, and mine alone. “Avin,” Aunt Sarah holds my trembling hand, as she looks at me with her eyes nearly teary. Her hand is always warm, and even though … More A Hand

Dinner

Noel follows the elephant from the TV as it moves round and round wearing a skirt. And just then a monkey shows up, and starts jumping. “Mommy, mommy, you have to be the monkey. Come on!” Noel cries as she drags Aunt Sarah to dance with her. As she stands up and starts jumping, I … More Dinner

Doorbell

Just as I am about to close my eyes, to put a full stop to this day, the doorbell echoes in the house. I get up from the bed. Someone’s ringing it continuously, and before I reach out my hand to open the door, the door bell rings once again. Why would someone come this … More Doorbell

Staircase

Walking alone in these streets doesn’t feel too strange though, after you’ve been familiar with it. But I don’t want to deny the warmness that touched me when she was around. As she faded away from my sight, it just felt like the firefly that I held in my hands just flew away, and I … More Staircase

Strangers

She’s just before my eyes, with her eyes sparkling at the chocolate lava cake. I just sit there, thinking about how I ended up here. I wasn’t supposed to be here. Yet, in the first snowfall of the season, I met her and she’s here with me. Maybe that’s all that matters. I wait for … More Strangers

Moon’s Wish

The streetlight glowing like the moon over us makes her appear so bright that I can hear my heartbeat in that moment. Her eyes meet mine, and she smiles. All the coldness in the air fade away as my heart skip a beat. For a moment, I forget how I met her just a little … More Moon’s Wish