A puff of smoke is distilled in the distinct dark night sky,Srinanda’s hair glistened with the moon,her brow twitched as her cellphone flashed with a number.She looked straight into nowhere from her Terrance,her mind twisted with the thought of Avilash.
‘It’s not possible for me to come this week,work pressure has been tremendous.
Sorry baby,
Next time pakka,I will be there’
She wanted to shout at him,quarrel with him,but strangely she felt a profound melancholy than anger.
She lifted her head from the blazing white screen and her deplorable eye’s tried to focus on a distant bright star,maybe a vauge attempt to find the cheerful moments out of the empty relationship that they are now living.
‘Avi calling’
She lit up one cigarette more as she held the phone with her hand,
‘Is it too soon to say sorry,cause I love you more than enough you baby’
Srinanda sighed and groaned with annoyance.
‘A lame poetry and a lame apology is all you have these days’
‘You know how busy I have been these days Sri,please try to understand.’
‘Even sacrifice,understanding has a limitation’
She inhaled the cool night air for a second,for to manage the boundless tears is sometimes a hard task.

‘But today was our fifth anniversary,’her voice sounded almost like a murmur.

‘Oh shit!’

‘Yeah,you seriously need to bring the moon down for an apology.’

‘Babe,I am sorry.’

‘I am sorry Avi,I am tired of pretending that we have love.’

‘we are in love,and very much in love Sri.’

‘I don’t know.I wish I had known what had happened with all the love we had.’

‘Avi,when we were in college,roaming around the city,hanging out with friends,going to dates on a small cafe,reading in the library and sharing the same umbrella in rainy days and restraining our laughter in the boring classes,eating from the same plate and tasting each other’s foods,we were always short on money then.But I had you.Now we are stable and settled in life and enough money to squander.’

‘Yet,it is only your memories that takes place of that love.’

‘Sri,our lives are not going to stay the same forever.We grow up and change.Accept this.But love is always the same.’

‘It isn’t Avi,’ her voice grew thicker and she hung up the phone.

A splash of tears were now resting on that beautiful face.

Her hands rested on her chin,and she put on the headphone and a message popped out in her phone.

‘five audio’s from abhi’

‘Sri,these are the five songs that I really like and send me the songs you like.Are you a potterhead?Do you love golgoppa?

Are you a book nerd like me?

will be waiting for your call.’

(p.s=Let’s start falling in love again sri,and I am pretty sure that my flirting skills are not dead yet)

One star brightly shined among others in the vast darkish galaxy,she smiled a little,and a more and then as vivid as the moon,

somewhere the same moon may be looking at her lover,

Her smile spread as the moon spills its bright aura over the world and beyond.

19 Comments Add yours

  1. It’s a heart warming tale of love and of hope. I was anxious at first and then relieved and you made me smile. It’s amazing. I love how they didn’t give up and tried to find love again, maybe starting all over again would do the thing. How are you doing, btw? I hope you are fine❀️😊

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    1. neha98blog says:

      Thank you so much bonu for your detailed analysis on my piece.Your comment matters to me as you always speak your heart out.


      1. Yay😊 I will always write my heart out and of course I love what you write. I feel like porei jai sob shomay ❀️


  2. Umang says:

    Neha, you have a way with words. Wonderful! ✨

    Liked by 2 people

    1. neha98blog says:

      Sweetheart,thank you for this appreciation.


  3. kalyansparks says:

    Loved this yaa

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  4. da-AL says:

    I love this especially because it’s romantic yet realistic πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    1. neha98blog says:

      Is it? Your comment always makes me smile the most.Stay happy x!

      Liked by 1 person

  5. Saania2806 says:

    Love this πŸ’•πŸ™ˆ

    Liked by 1 person

    1. neha98blog says:

      Thank you philosophy queen!
      Hope you are doing fine.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Saania2806 says:

        Haha, I’m doing great πŸ’•
        Hugs πŸ€—


  6. D!vY@ng Sh@h says:

    It’s really lovely article. For me it’s entertaining + learning as always. So, many new words. I need to read daily one article of yours as doctor’s prescription πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘

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    1. neha98blog says:

      Divyang,this has to be the sweetest comment that I ever received.(I might frame it somewhere in my room)
      How are you Divyang?
      Hope you are doing fine.


      1. D!vY@ng Sh@h says:

        Haha.. really πŸ™‚ it’s because you are really good! Yes, I am doing good.
        Now, I have one request to write an article on.
        The kali ma festival happening at your place around diwali time. I want to see it with your writing.. please πŸ™‚πŸ˜‹

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      2. neha98blog says:

        The festival is called ‘Kalipujo’,and I promise I will write about it in my blog.Hope you are doing superr fine.Take care.


      3. D!vY@ng Sh@h says:

        Remind me when you write.. is it kalipuja or kalipujo. Yes, I am superr fine.. hope same for you…


      4. neha98blog says:

        It’s Kalipujo and you have to say it with the same sweetness.


      5. D!vY@ng Sh@h says:

        Okay πŸ™‚


  7. there’s a wonderfulness in your writing. There’s a tone in the voice of each line that has a sound of truth and warmth. thank you for sharing.

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