The night was balmy and stars studded the velvety darkness of the sky. The women were gorgeous, bedecked and bejeweled. They looked at each other, exchanging stories within those seemingly casual glances. Their eyes searched for him once more, with their husbands by their side. The Moon was being elusive again on Karwa Chauth night.

Written for The Daily Post prompt: Waiting

Published by Mayuri Nidigallu
Tarot Card Reader. Writer. Traveler. Sweet Tooth-er. I write from my heart, edit from my mind and hope that my words will touch your soul.

7 thoughts on “Waiting

  1. So much said in so few lines Mayuri! Beautiful! Happy Karwa chauth, stay blessed!

  2. I love the anticipation and the bustle in the households, even as the women dress in their best and wait for their own special “moon” Mmwah, Mayuri! Perfect post for the prompt, no?

  3. Perfect for the prompt. I have heard the moon likes to play games with women this day. Hope you spotted yours today 🙂

  4. Beautifully penned Mayuri!

  5. Love how you expressed the women’s anxiousNess for finding their moon.Happy Karvachauth

  6. Cool take. The words are penned with care and lyrical.

  7. It’s beautiful, the tying together of a ritual that marks romance and custom for the sake of celebration. You’ve captured it so well, the anticipation and the joy.

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