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Sunday, April 10, 2011

Re-union, Love and Tears..

Sitting inside a Barista on a rainy evening, Shikha looked out of the window which donned the tender raindrops and the light fog of the season, she observed the rush, traffic and the ecstacy of the atmosphere. The young girls and boys from the slums ran out and celebrated on the roads, welcoming the much-awaited monsoons. The Nine-to-Five workers were in their cars, honking away to glory on the jammed roads, the shopkeepers gathered all their goods, stacked it back in their pantries and began to shut their stores. Kolkata, looked so new and refreshed. The arrival of the rain was so sudden and Shikha didn't even have an umbrella with herself. So, she decided to walk the wet footpaths of Calcutta to reach her house located in Chowringhee. Running down the back stairs of Barista, She smelt the wet grass and felt the heavy rain drops falling all over her body and tumbling down her slippery skin. She already felt refreshed and new. As she walked down the street, She saw a familiar face coming towards her amongst the mist. She knew that the face was of someone she knew but, could not recognise who it was. 'Shikha..?' whispered a lonesome voice of a man she knew well. Hearing the voice, Italicshe smiled and hung her head as she blushed secretly. As they walked closer and the fog began clearing, both of them smiled and stopped right in front of eachother. It was still raining heavily and street side shop's didi maa shouted at them and said, 'Jhhod ashchhe..Baari chole jaao!'*. They just giggled and let the comment pass, It had been a while they stood there. Just looking at eachother and discovering a new form of themselves. They felt reborn just by standing there in the rain which poured down the feeling of love. That very moment. In which they lost eachother and found themselves again. The streets of Kolkata seemed to stop. Just for that moment of re-union, love and tears..


Ps: *Jhhod aschhe..Baari chole jaao!- A storm's arriving..Go back home!

16 comments:

  1. Loved it darling...will you write a part II?

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  2. loved it too Joyee...short sweet and very very interesting...

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  3. Loved the story...you are really good. It has to have a sequel...

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  4. realy gud write up nyc 1 we want part 2

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  5. great start..waiting for more...:)

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  6. Okay, commenting on behalf of mesho...he loved the "jhor ashche" imagery. He said, "It's like it is happening right in front of me".

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  7. Mumma- Thank you! =) I might write a part two!
    @Seema- Thank you Aunty!
    @Mampy- Thank youu! To you and to Mesho! =)
    @Abhay- Thank youuu! =P
    @Ayush- Thanks Kakke! =)
    @Fexy- Thank youuu! =*
    @N.B- Thank you! =)

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  8. you are just amazing my love - you really are.

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  9. Awww! Thank you so much! Minama and Sonia Maasi! =D

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  10. @joyee... WOW!... ammi tumako balo bhashi!!.. for writing this... hope I said it.. wrote it right... :)

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  11. Joyee, that's simply beautiful. The clamour for a sequel is really justified.

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  12. @Rashmi- Hahaha! Thank you so much for teh comment and the follow! =)

    @Tapas- Definetely. Will do that soon! With the wonderful idea you gave me last evening. ^_^

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  13. Beautifully penned - you're a brilliant author in the making ... keep up your awesomeness & keep writing more dear Joyee ! And yes a sequel is a Must!:)

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