Fame

sunrays slip to the valley -insignificant on cold-blooded, icy peaks of power   heroes turn victims as the weather changes -Fame has never been an easy business https://scvincent.com/2019/12/12/thursday-photo-prompt-chill-writephoto/

At long last…

“I will walk out of the house one day”, fumes the breadwinner of the family on encountering opposition. It is enough to shush others into an uncomfortable silence, knowing that they have to comply for survival. Mom is an example – she gets beaten up regularly for not doing things to his liking, but still, …

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The Magic Castle

The magic castle has been there since my childhood. My tiny feet were not strong enough to climb the hill, nor did we have parental permission to go there. We grew up with stories about the monsters that punished disobedient kids, the Fairy Godmother that rewards good behavior on attaining adulthood, the people who disappeared …

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Lights and shadows

The city that never sleeps is buzzing with activity; the city provides livelihood if one is willing to put in the effort-and compromise with imposed lifestyles. Once again, I walk alone after a late shift at work, fearing for my safety and knowing I need luck to survive. Illuminated streets do not light up the …

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Addressing the Beast

it’s not a fig leaf you may not want to tear it down here’s a watchful eye which sees your dark soul cloistered in erroneous beliefs your primacy is felony but you strive hard to keep myths alive get entrenched further in cesspools of your own making   I would’ve welcomed you a companion, a …

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