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Tuesday, 26 July 2011

'Why did you leave without saying goodbye?'


She stood there with the blue umbrella as if she owned the world.

Stood right there over the pavement in the sensitive chaos of the evening with drops of rain washing down the streets and drowning away the unbearable quietness of the road.

'Would it wash away her pain too? Would it give her freedom from the hackles of being caught up in a life that hasn't been her own till now?'


She wondered with amused eyes looking ahead. Looking ahead to the future.. the freedom that came with it.

Beside her a train of people went along. With their umbrellas protecting themselves from the rain.

Not even letting a drop of rain come in contact with their body.

She laughed to herself. 'What are they scared of?' She thought.

It was time.

Eighteen years of sheltered protection. She could wait no more.


And, just like that she threw away her umbrella and let the drops of rain adorn her body.

Looking up to the sky.. she closed her eyes. And, felt the drops of water trickle down her face and give her freedom. And, some more

A smile curved her lips into undefined glee.

Lonely the umbrella stays. Neglected beside the pavement. All alone.

11 comments:

Fizz said...

You write beautifully. :-)

Miss K said...

So much to relate to, lovely. :)

Isha said...

This is beautiful. :)

Drama Queen ™ said...

This is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L !!!!

confused soul said...

Connected, again! =)

P.S. You need to check your mail.

theShyBoi said...

You should publish a book! :D

Poulomi said...

Momo : Aww. Thankyou. :)

Miss K : Yeah? I'm glad. :)

Isha : :)

Drama Queen : Haaye. Thankyou :)

Confused Soul : :) FINALLY SOMEONE MAILS ME. :D *dances around*

Nish : :P

Priyanka said...

Aww, I feel sorry for the umbrella who got dumped by the pretty girl:)

You should write like twice everyday, so we'll get enough..

Manali said...

One word : Wow! =)

Hardik Rajgor said...

Brilliant. Quite a nice flow to it, lovely write up! :)

Soumi said...

Oh,I'm totally in love with this one!One of your best posts ever!

 
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