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Thank You Housemaid

There are few memories that would never leave me and one of them is the memory of following the family’s maid to the market, or to the church; or to anywhere.  My mom was infrequently around when I was younger so I was mostly left with our housemaid whose duty it was to ensure I was comfortable and safe – to the best of her ability. Well, in executing her

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What now?

‘What are you doing with the alphabets?’ asked people.  ‘I don’t know’ said I.  ****  And I indeed did not know!  From A-Z, everyday I picked up my phone (yes, I started writing with my phone) to write, I’d feel a little afraid because I would think of how the previous alphabet was simply the best I could have done and how I never could top that.  But I think

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Faint Memories of Oyin

I have only faint memories of my elder sister. They say we were both very close and that whenever I fell sick, they knew that she’d fall sick exactly one week after. We had three years between us but they say that we looked just like twins. In fact, I grew to be bigger than her as she had always been a frail child, destined not to live for long.

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180 Degrees

Prompt: 14 March 180 degrees Tell us about a time you did a 180 degrees changed your views on something, reversed a decision, or acted in a way you ordinarily don’t.       180 Degree Turn Definition: Complete change   10 Times I did an 180 degree turn That one time I decided that I was never going to be negative again. It was a little bit of an

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Ode to Tales by Moonlight

Prompt: Jan 28 Ode to a playground A place from your past or childhood, one that you’re fond of, is destroyed. Write it a memorial.  In Memory of Tales by Pseudo-Moonlight Growing up, I loved to listen to stories. There were two immutable things by which I could be whisked away by any stranger and they were, Sleep and Stories. I would automatically open my eyes wide whenever anyone was

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