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WEDDING WONDERLAND

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They were to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary soon. Theirs was the most ideal marriage and both of them were considered to be very much in love couple.

She was made to believe that life after marriage was nothing short of a wonderland. It proved to be exactly that, but, for all the wrong reasons.

Finally, on her anniversary, she could muster enough courage to walk out of her wonderland.

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THE PINNACLE

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Their eyes met just for a split second of time. She was having breakfast at an upscale hotel restaurant while he was travelling in a bus carrying his college backpack.
Like her, he had the same wonder in his eyes and the greed to have the luxury that she was enjoying presently. Very curious eyes that were eager to reach the pinnacle soon.
She smiled. It had taken her years of hard work.
But, the pursuit was much sweeter and satisfying than being at the top. She knew he would understand it too once he reached there.

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GLOW MASK

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She put the new glow mask that promised closed pores, tighter skin and glow on the face.

The thick gel covered her entire face keeping only the nostrils free. Although the mask was cool and relaxed her initially, it started to tighten and sealed her eyes and lips firmly. She felt suffocated. The mask slowly solidified having no eyes and lips on being removed.

The mask so much resembled the women of her community whose eyes had been shut tightly to have no vision and lips sealed to have no voice.

Who cared about the glow anyway?

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VISION IN WHITE

I sat on the steps and looked at the horizon. There was a cool breeze suddenly on this sultry evening and I realised he was there. How handsome he looked, a vision in white. I was in white too. He smiled and sat beside me. There was an aura all around him.

We watched the sunset together and sat still without talking. When it was time to leave, he smiled, waved and slowly left. I had tears but I watched him go.

He kept his promise to meet me at this spot. Even death couldn’t stop him.

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ME AND YOU

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Every time I tried to become like you,
I lost a bit of me.
Did you ever try to become like me and lost a bit of you too?
Every time I tried to remain me,
I was more happy but felt less loved.
Did you ever remain you and yet feel all loved for being you?
Me and you, You and me are shadows of the same self,
Like night and day, white and grey,
Beginning at the same place,
Carving our own paths towards our respective destinations,
Did your path look rosier to me? Always.
But who knows I am not you and I know not what you went through.
And as we tread on our paths slowly ,
I look at you, you look at me and smile hoping me and you , you and me would happily sail through.

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A FACE IN THE CROWD

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She and I commuted by the same train every morning. She had a pretty face, wavy hair and pearly whites. I loved her dressing sense, mandarin collared kurtas always. We never spoke but often complemented each other with gestures.

I was on vacation when our morning train faced a bomb attack. I often wondered if she too survived the attack. Soon, her photo was published in newspapers as a suspected terrorist.

Years later, I spotted her at a foreign airport. Looking stylish in a suit, she smiled and vanished instantly to become a face in the crowd.

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HAPPINESS COST

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An interesting question was written in bold on the wall of a hill station cafe , ‘ WHAT IS THE COST OF HAPPINESS ?’ People who visited the cafe, left varied replies on sticky notes.

While most of them wrote, ‘It costs nothing’ as their reply , however, there was one which stood out. It said –

“ It costed me 3000 bucks for postponing my return flight by one more day to stay here and great deal of courage to say that I wanted to come here alone.”

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FURNITURE

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It was the most beautiful piece of furniture in their house. It’s presence was mandatory at all events. They used it thoroughly but it never looked withered.Friends and relatives praised how beautiful, good and functional it was. Largely taken for granted. After all, it was just a piece of furniture.

Most called it by it’s name. But it was called sweetheart and mom too.

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HIDE ‘N SEEK

As kids, they played hide n seek and were inseparable best friends.
As adolescents, they played hide n seek with each other’s emotions.
As adults , they played hide n seek avoiding each other.
From playing with each other to playing against each other, the bonds changed from friendship, love to just being acquaintances.

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ROBOT

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Messages deleted,
Photos erased,
Persons blocked,
Communications ended,
Relationships severed,
Hence…Memories faded.

Finally, humans made a giant leap in development. They had turned into emotionless robots.

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