Monday, January 11, 2021

Lyra’s Sunny Shack

 Lyra was a woman of 30. Built strong by the test of time . Life did not give her a choice , just dictated  terms . She carried out all. Then some inner strength made her strike out at life . That’s when she discovered her hidden inner strength. Her fortitude and Resilience to fight what lay ahead . She had lost her dad at a young age . She had to support her family through life . A family owned business of shacks , set up by her dad and uncles was being run by her in Santorini . Her uncles were busy with their shipping businesses. Hecousins had to travel for work . She kept hold on to her business  here . Her siblings helped her but they were both pursuing their masters . 

Her mother did not keep too well. She had to be taken care of too. Lyra’s typical day started at dawn with either her favourite yoga class or a run on the beach . She sat with her coffee , newspaper and her quiet thoughts for sometime. Then it was a roller coaster ride. Whole day she used to up and about. Busy organising and looking into the minutest details .  Her day used to end late. Some quiet moments again with herself. 

Her relaxation was on the weekend with her besties . She would take out time for herself. Her life just moving on . She would try doing a bit of her social work too as and when she got time . Over the years , she had given so much of herself to others. She wondered , if she had anything left for herself. 

Always busy looking after others . In her quiet moments , some shadows would come into her eyes, marring the twinkle, which she carried so effortlessly. Shadowed in pain . But her smile would quickly come back , just as it had disappeared for sometime. 



  1. Wow! Another mesmerizing story!! I wonder how beautifully and easily you describe the characters, their past...present, their thoughts...inner voice!! So much in just one chapter!!๐Ÿ˜ Remarkable๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

  2. Thank you Almas๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•Always Appreciate you being here . Thank you for your encouragement and kind words .

  3. Beautiful description. It’s like I’m watching a movie

  4. Thank you ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜Š


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