Kissaa Kahaani

September 13, 2011

Chapters of Life…

As she stood with clenched fist at the edge of the sea, watching it swallow the sun and spilling a splurge of wildly dark colours in the sky, she knew that one more chapter of her life ends today. Tomorrow she will be a different person…

As her hairs blew against the wind and fought with it, she untangled her strands with her fingers and thought about life’s new entanglement starting tomorrow, some more strands will be there to be smoothened and she will be a more matured person…

As she felt the seawater lapping against her feet, gently swishing around and tickling her sole, she was aware that tomorrow, someone’s hands will be caressing her feet and she will be a much loved person…

Tomorrow, she will change, her world will change, a new chapter will start… as she looked beyond the horizons, she was reminded of the past few chapters of her life, chapters which made her what she was today, chapters which nurtured her…

She has so much to do before this chapters ends and new one enfolds… she had so much to do, but so little time… So much laughter to share and tears to wipe, regrets to throw and anger to burn, love to do, hugs to give and kisses to lend, so many ‘I love you’s to return, so many wishes to borrow… she had so much to do… so little time…

As the sky turned into the colour of night and as the sea darkened, as the hem of her skirt flew around, and as she felt a few drops of tears down her cheeks, and as the moon light reflected against those tear drops, she knew that she missed many chances, many opportunities, she let go of many moments, she never tried to seize what could be hers, she never had the courage, she just could never dare…

But now it’s time for tomorrow, she opened her fist and let those moments go, she remained looking at the waves clashing against each other and listened intently for the sound of sea against the silnce of the night… she smiled through her tears… she mourned for her yesterday but now it’s time for tomorrow…

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8 Comments »

  1. Well written….the way you describe feeling and actions is amazing !!! Keep writing more .:-)

    Comment by Vamsi — September 14, 2011 @ 1:27 am | Reply

    • Vamsi!!!! you are the best! 🙂

      Comment by MK — September 14, 2011 @ 10:51 am | Reply

  2. Amazingly eloquent and poignant.

    Your words don’t tell, they draw.. 🙂

    Comment by Tulika Dubey — September 14, 2011 @ 1:27 pm | Reply

    • Wow!! Thanks!!! 🙂

      Comment by MK — September 14, 2011 @ 2:36 pm | Reply

  3. The story is great …

    But not up to the mark or I can say you have raised my expectations.

    you have more caliber………………..Show it ……………………

    Comment by Baadshah — September 14, 2011 @ 6:28 pm | Reply

    • well! i will surely try! 🙂

      Comment by MK — September 14, 2011 @ 8:31 pm | Reply

  4. disappointed. i thought she would jump 🙂

    Comment by laju — October 23, 2011 @ 7:29 pm | Reply

    • hahaha!!! i wanted to make her jump too but by the time i reached towards end, i thiught it will better if i get her wedded off!! :p

      Comment by MK — October 24, 2011 @ 2:51 pm | Reply


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