Scraps 2.0

by Abhinav Kukreja

6. Schizophrenia

His parents complained about never meeting his friends. They didn’t know he was skipping his medication again.

7. Feoticide

Sadly for him, abortion wasn’t an option. His worst nightmare shared his wife’s womb with his son.

 8. Masochism

‘The pen is mightier than the sword.’

She conceded when his love letters made her cry more than her slain wrists.

 9. Discovery

Different strangers posed the same question everyday – are you waiting for someone?

Yes. Myself.

 10. Alzheimers

My mother and I were strangers before she got sick.

Alzheimer’s changed nothing.