“khaney mein kya laya hai varun?”
“tera favourite, gobhi”
“jo doosron ke liye gaddha khodta hai, woh usmein khud gir jaata hai”
“pata hai mayo mein na….”
“namrata ghar se ‘sussie’ ke laddoo layi hai”
“mujhe kaalu bhula rahi hai, woh badla lega!!!!”
“toom log kya kar rahey ho…main bhi karrrooonga!!”
“…(silence)…..ke baat se chori…..(eternal silence)……”
Why do these thoughts keep coming back and haunt me? I saw this coming, one day we all had to part ways. But i never thought it would affect me as i have been shifting base most of my life…..Mebbe because in the past 4 1/2 years they had a powerful impact on me, the most powerful till date. They are addictive and now its the withdrawal symptoms.
….vidhi, varun, neha, akshat, dhannu, addy, vipin…..pyaas ke paranthe, ‘kal-raat-ki-subzi’ ke paranthe, bhaigan ka bharta….the red brick wall, the endless chit-chat in class, futile plans to go to assam, karnal kahaanis, jamunapaari jokes, fash p, rakesh sirs class, last minute moot submissions, varuns lunch, gluttony at my place (leading to depleting stocks of the months provision), mayo…….