27 March 2021

Sometimes, the smallest things hit you the hardest…

Their eyeglasses, watch, everything… is in their place… but you realize that nobody is there to wear them…

It was hard to hold back those instinctive “Ma, aar ek cup cha hobey?” (Can I have another cup of tea?).

Not that I ever needed more tea to drink. I just did not have anything better to do. So, one more cup of tea it was. And mom would keep one whole kettle of tea ready. In two minutes, tea would arrive – and there would be an opportunity to chat with her for five more minutes before she ran away to the kitchen to make more food.

It is those small moments, those small things that are the loudest reminders….

Posted March 27, 2021 by Rajib Roy in category "Vacations

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