O My Darling India !

O My Darling India !

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Author: A Sathyanarayanan
Publisher: Writers Workshop
Year: 2009
Language: English
Pages: 195
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8181578655


I wake up to the sirens of an ambulance and see a patient being rushed in. At least there is hope as I see the frenzied manner from the 4th Floor window of Apollo Hospital. It is winter here and time for the north-east monsoon to bring in the rains. As the sun rises, I feel gooseflesh as a streak of tears form in the corner of the eye. I am lucky to be alive today and most surely not make it next month.

Make no mistake, I am dying and don't need a doctor's worried look or the anxiety writ faces of my wife and children. My body was giving up on me and I could sense the daily deterioration. I was appalled by the mirror: Though balding fast, my face had a youthful lustre, a long and round nose, and a small mouth. At over 185 cms height and an extra bit of fat, colleagues at the office suggested that I resembled Helmet Kohl, the ex-German Chancellor. Now I could see the face taunt and withered, the nose now looked more snubbed and that alone showed I was degenerating fast."


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Spirituality in Kaliyuga
Romancing the Stone
Living under Arc Lights
Death Becomes Me
The Glories Seventies
Horrors of Bus Travel
Tuning and Curving
When India Commits Suicide
Outdoor Advertising Convention
Woman of Substance
Truck Drivers and Bus Conductor