Sunday, 20 April 2014

Somethings I'd like to forget

Small story: Fiction



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It's raining again.

I don't remember the last time that it rained so. Not since then. It was never the same. Why does it feel like the same this time though?

It feels like it was in another lifetime altogether, but it isn't so. I'm still me and you're still you. Maybe it doesn't matter now, the person that I was back then is far different from the person that I've become. More so the person that you are now, a stranger in many ways.

A stranger, that's who you were at first. It was in the rains that we first met. It was another day in June, a bright crisp morning, no sign of darkness. But as afternoon approach, so did the clouds. It had only begun to drizzle, You'd extended your hand.

"Ali" you'd greeted.

I looked up into your warm brown eyes. And shyly nodded. You looked like you didn't have a care in the world.A thick strap of leather around your wrist, baggy jeans and a simple black T-shirt.  A thin piece of metal dangling around your neck. It was much later that I discovered your name etched on it's back. Much later.

Somehow you managed to take away my shy ways, and made me open up to you. At first I was scared, it had been the first time that I'd voiced my opinions. I never thought that it would matter to another so much. But all that came long after we first met.

It took me a long time to get to know you. It wasn't love at first sight, rather this unexplainable attraction that I denied at first. I couldn't possibly admit it to you. You wouldn't let me see the end of it otherwise. Your ego couldn't have asked for a bigger encouragement. 

It was also in the rains that I saw you last. Your eyes so different then. Filled with worry. Was it for me? I couldn't believe that you were standing in front of me. After everything that had happened between us. My heart was thumping wildly, joyfully. You'd cupped my chin with your hand.

" You came," I whispered.

"I had to, this can't go on any longer"

I remained silent. Stumped.

"You've got to know, I'll remember you forever "

"Then why leave? Stay. "

"Please don't crumble my resolve, goodbye."

Your last words, remain in my ears, like echoes of a bell. I can hear those echoes once again. Like the rains had a message for me.

Like they didn't want me to forget.


Image courtesy Google

36 comments:

  1. perhaps we all compare people with the still images of theirs that we have inside our heart .. short fiction with somany emotions ... beautifully penned :)

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    1. How true is that. It's like they're framed forever! Thanks Ankur :)

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  2. beautiful :) both ur writing and d painting :)

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  3. I almost cried! So painful yet so beautiful :)

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  4. why people leave widout reasons :/ i felt like i was der standing n witnessing the whole episode! beautifully written :)

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  5. No reasons, no answers....relationships sometimes simply end.

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  6. Sometimes relationships end and no one knows why :( Good story...

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  7. Very creatively penned. These minute and detailed emotions are very difficult to express or even realize at some points of time. You did it amazingly.

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  8. Then why leave? stay....
    This line shows the power the guy had over her....
    The pedestal she had kept him on...
    & i guess he just couldn't see what he had...
    Some just can't stay content..

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  9. Ah rain! The perfect muse for a heart break post! :)

    I loved this.

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  10. So deeply moving, it made me cry...and oh so beautiful...:)

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  11. Beautiful! I could feel it happening right in front of me!
    Rain can aptly fit into any emotion, be it a heart break or love, happyness or sadness... That is why rain is magical!
    Beautiful story described beautifully

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    1. Yes Rains are far too magical. In fact ever wondered how all the seasons are our muses when it comes to writing? :)

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    2. Yes thats true but I think rain takes the prize!!!

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  12. This is so touching ... rain is a perfect backdrop here :-)

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  13. This is so filled with emotion and tension. And that pic is gorgeous. :)

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    1. Thanks for the read Priya :) and yes it was :)

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  14. So tragically romantic. *sighs*

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    1. Aah tragedy makes it all the more appealing. Thanks for the read Donna

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  15. This post had something in it Sabeeha.. I dont know.. I cant put a finger on it. But I just loved it.. Yes the end was sad. But somethings just end, no reasons..no explanations !!

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  16. This post has been selected for the Tangy Tuesday Picks this week. Thank You for an amazing post! Cheers! Keep Blogging :)

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