life, lime and lemons

if life gives you lemons, make lemonade, find someone whose life gives you vodka, and have a party

Easy Silence August 13, 2008

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The credits of the movie rolled to an end.

The glass jug with the strange cocktail concoction reached its bottom.

The conversation drew to a still.

The wind blew into the room through the slight opening in the windows.

The candle had reached its end and fluttered weakly towards its inevitable demise.

The head on his shoulder didn’t move.

Time stretched on.

He didn’t need to turn around to look at her to know that she was staring at the candle’s losing battle. He didn’t need to switch the channel to any other movie or show. He didn’t need to change his position. His right shoulder was past the stage of being asleep; it was now numb – he didn’t feel its existence at all.

Yet he was comfortable.

There was no need to fill up the space with needless talk. The strange pressure he had otherwise felt in such silences had disappeared. It had been 10 minutes now since any word had been spoken or movement had occurred. There was loads to talk about – opinions to share about the movie, new ideas that had been sparked in his head during the movie, share old memories the movie had surfaced – but for some unknown reason, he didn’t want to disturb the moment then.
She turned towards him then.
When she smiled at him, he realised some of the reasons

2 Responses to “Easy Silence”

  1. K Says:


    Marr jaawa Gudd Kha ke…!!


  2. mirrorimage Says:

    This ones excellent , really liked it , amaizing , you outdid yourself in this one I think .

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