#National Writing Competition

Arpita Singh

Only When It Rains

By Arpita Singh in General Literary | Reads: 102 | Likes: 1

Naina: I had always hated the rains. The idea of my clothes, my shoes and my skin completely soaked in water, just gave a shiver down my spine. I disliked the rude, cold and moisture-laden winds, blowing harshly uprooting the trees, uprousing the dead and buried emotions, almost creating uproar in  Read More...

Published on Apr 10,2020 07:46 PM

My love would know me better

By Arpita Singh in General Literary | Reads: 86 | Likes: 1

Love. A simple word. Yet, having dynamic meanings. Four letters, like the four petals of a lily; delicate and soft. A question perhaps. Or, an answer for some. Quite riddling, for sure. How do you find love in life? And, does love stay? It traps you in a cage. It makes you fly in the skies. Why are   Read More...

Published on Apr 10,2020 02:40 PM

Vulnerabilities

By Arpita Singh in General Literary | Reads: 80 | Likes: 0

The pumping heart turns into stone. The veins freeze. I see the world around. But, I don't notice anything specific. A lot of traffic in the mind. The nerves jamming, thoughts suffocating. The only thing normal, I am still alive. And, quite breathing. Long heaves of the chest: rhythmic acts, a regul  Read More...

Published on Apr 10,2020 02:35 PM

Back to the Sea

By Arpita Singh in General Literary | Reads: 90 | Likes: 0

Heavy gusts of wind, blow down the window. I smell freshness. Little tickles, in one corner of the heart. I feel hope, trying to invade the barren in me. I, swelling in a desire to liberate myself, from the haunting madness around. The pale moon, I steal quick glances at. Fixed at the centre of a me  Read More...

Published on Apr 10,2020 02:31 PM

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