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Mother's embrace - Answers to all the nightmares

Today I attempted my hands on creating a snippet out of a prompt on nightmare and mother's embrace. I will look forward to your comments. Anybody out there, she yelled can someone not hear me, she cried I am stuck and scared, she pleaded this place is very dark and icy cold, she wailed please help me, she continued An icy cold nudge lay on her shoulder she froze but her heart raced she felt hot and sweaty with fear her temples damp, her eyes shot with tears she bellowed her lungs out, leaving her gasping air A warm embrace rocked her It felt familiar, she felt home hush my baby, she heard her mother say it's over, it's gone, her mother pacified Open your eyes, her mother assured hush my baby hush, you are safe, continued her mother.

Because you are precious

Courtesy While growing up and even for the matter of fact adulting, you are constantly told that you are unworthy of something. This pines you from the bottom of your heart. You want to tell them they do not have the right to treat you like that, and you are uncomfortable with such harsh words spewed at you. And if you are very sensitive to such trolls, then you experience cold flashes and hot flashes, an undefined anxiety and panic which spirals you down to the labyrinth of self pity.  I am no saint. I have experienced all these when I was a child and also my during my growing years, heck I face such destructive criticism till date. Either people comment on my body weight / shape, or on my nature of being gullible. But now it does not bother me at all. I have stopped accepting validations about me from others. A close friend of mine once told me that I get to choose my battle. It is up to me to educate people on what is right or wrong. To an ignorant, you can never help

The Winter Wolf

It was a normal day at work where sun was shining bright outside and we employees in Bangalore office were at our comforts in air conditioned cubicles. While the entire nation was waiting for the results to be declared on India's General Assembly Election, my colleague Ms. Toshi Suman Gupta wrote a prompt. I got interested so tried my hands in continuing from where she left those beautiful words.  I am sharing the same below for your to enjoy. Do leave a comment on how you felt after reading it. We have titled it as The Winter Wolf.