Things That Make A HomeThings That Make A Home by Anglais
I searched all through the drawers, even though by now in some way I knew I wouldnt find them, the big silver tongs that sat in the big silver pot on the bench. I told myself that maybe they had been put away in a drawer somewhere, after the boxes had been unpacked. Frustration finally forced my hand.
Mom, where are the tongs?
Innocent enough, maybe a touch of tearfulness that creeps into all eleven year olds voices. Even though with her back to me, standing over the stove watching the stew for six bubble, I could feel her frown.
In the pot. Where else.
Moving had taken its toll on her, her shoulders were hunched, her head wreathed in steam, so much more awarding then the olive branches they crowned the Olympians in, I felt.
Theyre not there. I checked. Looked through the drawers
I was trying not to cry in earnest now, but I felt my throat swell and click. She could hear it too, and she was too tired to deal with a snot
lifetripper extraordinaire. with the vagueness to boot. what the spanish call a vacilando. go google. a self-confessed whore to thoughts that start,change and end faster than you or I can find words or questions or answers for. It's like picking one pretty star out of a lazy summer night's sky. a ziggy star. strange and beautiful it is,this ziggy stardust. what would you do..? go reach for the star or wait for it to fall into dust??|
Current Residence: India.
Favourite genre of music: Indie-rock/heavy-symphonic-thrash metal/violo-cello's
Favourite photographer: Prabuddha Dasgupta, Caroline Traitler, Farrokh Chothia.
Favourite style of art: STREET..!! BW/ sepia..vintage,pop/contemporary, purist,dark and macabre,Fashion photography.
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