Good Morning

A continuation of the earlier post


It was one of those mornings where he hated waking up. He was dreaming of something vague but he wasn’t sure. He forced himself up anyway. He walked to the balcony and glanced at the sky searching for a hint of sunlight. The dull sky totally matched his state-of-mind.

Closing his eyes, he took in a deep breath, looking within for inspiration. Suddenly he heard someone honk right under his window. She came to his mind. The tiny girl trying to maneuver her big car in the homeward bound traffic. He couldn’t stop thinking about what would have happened, had he knocked on her window. He couldn’t help but wonder how many ‘what if’s marked has life.

What if he had knocked on her window, what if she’d have smiled back and said ‘hey’, what if she thought he was a creep and looked away. The ‘what if’ was making him restless, so he put on his shoes and stepped out to take a walk. And just then the first rain of the season poured down on him. Bringing with it, he scent of wet mud and lush greens of the seasons.

5 comments for “Good Morning

  1. May 23, 2008 at 7:30 am

    hmm…the dull sky reflecting his dull mood…it is funny i never feel dull,when it is cloudy or rainy…and the horn..the coming of a new breeze?

  2. compulsivewriter
    May 23, 2008 at 10:53 am

    ummm… unsure of ur feedback..u like it or hate it?

  3. May 24, 2008 at 5:52 am

    like it 🙂

  4. May 26, 2008 at 5:53 am

    i like the way it is progressing. will he meet her?
    say yes, please 🙂

  5. compulsivewriter
    May 26, 2008 at 5:59 am

    @ bipin: i want them to meet… i guess i’ll wait for the story to unfold 🙂

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