Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Sitting in an AC room all day learning something that I already know. Sniffing at frequent intervals, and nearly strangling myself trying not to cough. Surving through pure willpower, water and Ricola. Longing to come home. I do. K meets me at the station and tells me of what happened in Mumbai today. The day just dropped to its lowest. Sadness and Silence. Thoughts and Prayers. For the city and its people.

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8 Comments:

At 10:18 AM, Blogger Joy Forever said...

It seems you had some other problem... hope it's sorted out now. The Mumbai blasts were very unfortunate... We can only pray for the victims' families. My uncle who live in Mumbai came home from office after 9 last night, and could not be contacted on mobile whole evening. We were worried although we had got a 3rd hand information that he was safe. I can very well imagine the trauma of the family members of the deceased/ injured who got no news.

 
At 11:01 AM, Blogger uma said...

Dear Bidisha

Hope all's well.

Take care,

Uma

 
At 1:03 PM, Blogger 30in2005 said...

Life is dangerous wherever we live it. In London we just got over the trauma of last years tube blasts and finished an anniversary to mourn and mark all those who lost their lives. But the terror seems relentless. But spirits and resilience overcome so much. Everday we are older sadder and no wiser.

 
At 4:37 PM, Blogger M (tread softly upon) said...

It is just devastating. Take care. Hope things brighten up for you.

 
At 10:31 AM, Blogger Bidi-K said...

Thanks all for the wishes. Makes an enormous difference :)

 
At 10:58 AM, Blogger sattva said...

it's really sad. my prayers for those directly affected, and those who did this. but the human spirit is truly strong...keep the faith.

 
At 9:01 PM, Blogger nomita said...

Dear Kaushik and Bidisha..Hope your families back home are safe and sound..Praying for everyone..

Nomi

 
At 7:59 AM, Blogger Bidi-K said...

sattva: thanks
nomita: family is safe, but its all so sad. i still have to write to you properly, will do so soon.

 

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