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My echo...

Slowly the cracking sounds of the dry leaves died out and I got a feel of the rocky ground I was walking on...only sounds remained were that of wind and the last rays of the setting sun getting reflected after striking on the sharp edges of the uneven rocks...

"Is there any one around? Can any one hear me?"...ear me?...r me?...r me?...me...e?...e?...e?” Words kept on bouncing till they lost all their energy in the roughness of the rocks and died out.


My shadow...

I saw him standing in front of the mirror with the same old tool box.

"Hey, what are you doing?"

"Can't you see? Trying to fix a smile!"

"What a big job that is?"

"Why don't you help me out? I have been trying for past one hour. But some how none of the smiles are looking good on my face?"

I got busy with the screw driver...fixing different curves on the face, to fix the smile that looks perfect...after struggling for one hour more I also realised, it's not as simple as it seems...now it was time for me to be irritated, "But why do you want to fix it at all?"

"I need to do it."

"But why?"

"I need to be happy?"

He threw me a look that meant "No more questions" and got busy again...

and me...

a sudden surge of light, as if I was under a spot light...warmth that formed a blanket sheltering me from the piercing winter chill...I dozed off...

I woke up, shivering in the cold, to realise it was gone...left no trace except for the bright flash that I caught through the mind's eyes and the sensation of coziness...

What was that?

A UFO perhaps!

Now waiting for the time my eyes gets adjusted to the darkness around...

Comments

totaramkiaaatma said…
have u read notes to myself???
dwaipayan said…
hat's off!!!!!!!
aklanta said…
totaramkiaatma
no I have not, I'll...

dwaipayan
thanks a lot...:)
totaramkiaaatma said…
...hugh prather
dwaipayan said…
aklanta,
how many times shall I repeat???
friends don't thank each other.
and infact I should thank you for composing such a wonderful piece and sharing it with us
breathless said…
c-o-o-l post...and cute new layout! ;;)
jac said…
It is a nice layout and the post too.
My shadow, my echo and me...
lol
Mindinside said…
hi .. am back
hope ur doing fine,
Can i borrow ur tool box?
david santos said…
Helo!
Very nice
Love you
Tank you

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