Walking with Maya_ Chasing Creativity 

She was standing at the window, drinking her morning latte when she felt a presence. She turned around to find her sitting on the couch, arms swinging, legs crossed.  "About time. Where have you been all this while?" Asked Maya.  "Oh, just been you know, here and there.." Creativity shrugged. "Im a busy person and…

Walking with Maya_A sharpened memory

Maya cursed as she dug into her shelf and couldn't find a single pen. Frustrated, she wrenched open her pencil case and spotted a lonely pencil. Whistling, she withdrew a sharpener she didn't know she possessed. She flung the pouch back into the shelf and holding the pencil and sharpener, walked straight to the dustbin…

Paradox of Independence 

Recently I realized just how dependent I am on my mother without knowing it. Sure, we've all thrown those clichéd tantrums about making our own decisions and taking matters into our own hands. But I'm not sure if I only speak for myself when I say at the end of the day, I can't carry…

Leap of faith

Record " Josephine! You're up."  Josephine tore her eyes away from the swirling view of the galaxy and glided to the pedestal where the angel had summoned her "Are you Josephine?" She asked, looking her up and down. "Yep. That's me." She said with a crooked smile. "Okay, first things first, how was your recent…

To the girl who walked away

Nervous "Come on, you can do it" whispered the voice in my head. "I'm nervous." I thought. "Don't be. This is what you deserve." I clutched my world in a small bag in my hand and stepped over the threshold. The sun was just setting and it cast an unearthly glow over the street which…

Grandmother’s shenanigans

"Ammu?" I looked up from the novel I was reading and looked at my grandmother with a question mark on my face. "Would you like a bite?" She asked invitingly. I craned my neck to take a peek at what she had on her plate and saw she had a small, tightly bound, soft looking…

Walking with Maya_ Lights out

"Obtaining IP address"  "Authenticating" "Authenticating" "Connected to Wifi network" Hallelujah. Maya felt like she had the world at her feet when she was connected to the world wide web. Her fingers poised over the keyboard, she closed her eyes and slowly counted to 10. She heard the siren calls of the traffic in the street…