Category Archives: Conversations

The quiet

The little voice whispered again, “Why are you so quiet?” He lay silently, wrapped in her arms. Two plaited bodies. “So…?” the voice again. “So?” he sighed. “What are you waiting for?” asked the voice. She shifted, and he with … Continue reading

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That’s that

And? That’s that… Just like that? Yes… Nothing else? Nothing. I don’t like silence. I hate noise. But speaking isn’t noise. Most times, it is exactly that. Noise? Yes. And you think silence… is silent? Most times, it is not… … Continue reading

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Think Say

I am just not in the fucking mood to discuss this with you. There are somethings I do not like, that is all. Is it that simple?, I think. Alright, I say. “The sound of rain on concrete drifts in … Continue reading

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Learn

There’s no point to learning if it does not converge, the voice said. Get focused, you mean? No, said the voice. ? What I mean is that learning should meet, the voice said. Come together? Intersect Join? Cross, said the … Continue reading

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Kill

“He must be shot in public”, she said. Her eyes overflowing with an anger that emerged from deep within her soul. “If I could take things into my hands, I would pour petrol on him and burn him to death”. … Continue reading

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Distant

The man shifts slightly in his chair. Long hours of sitting do not really help, his head throbs with a gentle ache. He stares at the phone for a while, looks out of the window – everything is still, unmoving … Continue reading

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Fragile

“Careful”, he said. why? “because it is late”, he said. I know, so what? “It’s not safe”, he said. Am I now? “You are”, he said. How can you tell? “because you are with me”, he said. That means I … Continue reading

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Unborn

So? Are you here? Yes. Is it silent now? Yes. and still… Mmmhmmm… Is it dark? No. What do you mean? I mean, it is not dark. What do you see then? Nothing. But you said it was not dark. … Continue reading

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The sun rises in the west too…

The bus drones. Thin streaks begin to grey the black sky… a man sitting two rows in front hums softly. I suspect a hymn.  The woman next to him stirs. Murmurs. Silence. The drone goes on. The streaks become thicker … Continue reading

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So…

…what’s your plan?”, asks the man sitting across the table. “I really don’t know.”, I reply, tentatively. The leaves rustle, as if surprised by the breeze. “When do you plan to leave?”, he prompts again, sipping whisky, his eyes on … Continue reading

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