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Thirty Two

August 17, 2007

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The first thing he noticed when he woke up, were the flowers in the vase. The seven different Carnations, at different stages of dying. I was the second person to notice him stir. The first was the intern who’d fussed over him for the past two months. It was a marvel that would surely put […]

Thirty One

August 13, 2007

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An offkey Hawa mein udta jaa-e, mera lal dupatta malmal ka, oh mera lal dupatta malmal ka, with an untrained waver at jaa-e and lal, broke him into consciousness. It was interspersed with the sounds of the Godrej opening and closing. Hawa mein udta jaa-e, mera lal dupatta malmal ka, oh mera lal dupatta, the […]