India · Letters

Calm before the storm

It was a calm Monday evening and I saw an empty bus. My organisation informed us to work from home from the next day. It had been a while since I travelled by bus and I got inside when I saw that most of the seats were empty. I don’t know why I felt it was more hygienic to travel in a non-ac bus than a cab. I felt that I was living in some sort of a strange land for quite sometime where people jumped at the sound of a sneeze. Frankly I was tired of being afraid and wanted to be a bit normal.


Confession: We are not fine anymore

As I get inside the bus, I read the news on my mobile and I get a small shiver in my spine. I neglect it and I avoid the visceral sadness in my heart. I think that sooner or later things will settle down. I will condemn this behind closed doors with inconsequential people I… Continue reading Confession: We are not fine anymore