Monthly Archives: February 2014

The New Arrival

Velu and I were about the same age. Although I couldn’t really tell how old he was. Our servants would be sent to us from villages some distance away from the city. Mostly adolescents, they were small, skinny, malnourished, and … Continue reading

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Grandmother

It rained heavily that night; my first night back after many years overseas. The South West monsoon roared its welcome as streaks of lightning lit up the black sky outside my window. I listened to the familiar sound of the … Continue reading

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