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big city blues

I have never been to Essel World. But then I travel everyday by the locals.

If you want to be hit by life I suggest you stand at the centre of the big, yellow bridge at Dadar station.

A consistently growing crowd will walk towards you here, with a menacing look. The intent is to gleefully bulldoze anyone who may be in the way. This is when you turn and run to save your sorry existence.

Mobs also threatens to walk over you at Thane (my sweet village). Only here the commuters are not as vibrant or filled with joie de vivre. It may seem instead, that a thousand problems are approaching you, dressed as people. I think the dementor concept was born on the author’s trip to where I’m at.

A side thought- if the Roy family named their son Joy, he’d be called Joy Roy. I like names that rhyme.


4 responses

  1. fullyfurnished

    my sis really liked this but she won’t bother to type words of appreciation so i will in her stead…
    this is a great piece of writing. keep blogging.

    August 1, 2009 at 3:53 am

  2. exactlyyyy

    walking on the dadar bridge feels like swimming in clothed flesh. i mostly just stand and look around aghast. its bloody awesome.

    and the crowd’s not just walking towards you, the best is when you’re right in the middle and the people on your right walk towards you and those on the left away from you. clockwise. and another awesome visual is when you’re on the center of a platform and the same happens with trains instead of people. stuns you the first time you see it.

    August 1, 2009 at 8:23 am

  3. fullyfurnished

    yes…i had forgotten how that felt! a bit like vertigo.. 😀

    August 5, 2009 at 2:55 pm

  4. Somas

    dude what was that roy part for? but do remember ‘ccokin makes a female sexy’ i feel

    August 6, 2009 at 4:41 pm

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