Friday, 3 June 2011

On grievances. :|

Often, the quietness outside is endearing. In the darkness and silence of the night, one can see a whole new world come out of nowhere, busily making the most of time till daylight breaks. The shadows play, the little door in the corner creaks to let out a cat that stealthily got into the unaware kitchen. The world outside is sleepy, resting after the tiring day. And one feels content and happy, and thinks about all the good times and all that is gleeful, garnished with red heart balloons.

Not when the God-cursed city behaves like it's a big boiling tub of sweat. I was about to be more descriptive but certain things are better left unsaid. Next to extensive water-logging inducing monsoon, summer seriously annoys me. I never could get it why Enid Blyton would talk of summers in such an endearing way, but of course it was like our winter. One would obviously find that great.

This weather makes one think of all the jobs left unfinished, all the things to work on the eleventh hour of yet-another-examination, all the people with whom closure was never achieved in the form of choicest hard hitting one liners that sound very cool in one's head, all the good food that wasn't eaten because the humidity makes you question the honour of mutton biriyani, all the sunscreen advertisements, and all the food that turned awry but you've realised that only after they've settled in your hapless stomach.

It's just June. And the monsoon's to follow that I think is tolerable provided I'm not on the road.

Happy mid-summer, fellows. May it not make you as lousy as it makes me.

A glum cheerio,

-Lousy mind personified.


Eon Heath said...

Hey, Hi...
Summer has just begun here and the mercury rises to a comfortable 55...and they say, its jus thte beginning...


The Silhouette...
(The Guy you donno...)

Olive Oyl said...

Howdy, Guy I don't know. How be you?

Thank you, thank you so much. Now summer in Calcutta seems like springtime ;)

Incredible India. :D

Lost within myself said...

well said.
Summer does take it's toll on us. Everywhere. Little more or little less thanks to variation of amenities.
oh..started reading Wodehouse again...after a 2 year break or so. :)

Olive Oyl said...

@Sujoy da: you are back :) how be you? Wodehouse supports the best philosophy on earth. Enjoy re-reading. :)

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