Both sets of people — the ones i had fled and the ones i was with — found out on the third day. I do not remember if I called home before or after they found out.
We reach Lonavala. Enter the Mafia — the regulars. We are graced with two. The older one eyes us, wondering whether we are worthy enough for them to sit next to, which they do, facing each other. The irritation begins.
Guide for dummies – If you have an irritable bowel, dont drink a lot of water before traveling. Especially travelling in a bus. That’s air-conditioned. Going long distance. Mumbai – Pune. And then watch something really dark like Joker ….. ‘Train No 02015 has been cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.’ Msg from IRCTC with loveContinue reading “Of bus travels, Jokers and toilet breaks.”
How my city scores one back.
Side la hua —
The old man requested us.
That’s when we realised,
We were standing right on the street.
We stepped back onto the footpath
Turned to thank him
He had moved on,
We were strangers to him after all.
It was an interesting conversation.
It was very cold.
Little girl wheels by prettyHer eyes shrink, Waiting in eternity Refuse to seeShe is but one more Casual….ty The waiting room of a private hospital – which I still find pricey – held nothing for me. A few oddballs – Mallu couple discussing lunch, Sindhi housewife dissecting a blood report on mobile, a senior citizen inspecting his bill. Otherwise,Continue reading “Casualty”
Big teddy bears on highway
In the midst of traffic may-day
Honk, scream beat up your rage
Shut up cuddle, be a sage
So yeah buy,
Don’t ask why
Big teddy bears on highway.
He eyed the Salted Caramel Cheesecake
And says with the utmost conviction
If it’s mine, I shall get it
And then he hopped about praying
No one else buys it.