the ONLY thought………..

Indu reminisced all those days……….when cowries shells…….enveloped and graced her days,when Gauri chechi made her learn the first english aplhabets….postitoning cowrie shells one after the other,as if trotting one after the other to make the elegant shapes that made an international language.Indu’s A mma had deviced innumerable ways to make Indu differentiate between m and w……….but ultimately Gauri chechi’s henna design using a match sticks on her fluffy little palms had made Indu learn…………….download (1)

 

For many years,Indu thought that cowrie shells were used for learning alphabets……………..

Mangoes,balls,bats.balloons………….all gave their glimpses as the cowrie shells huddled together squealing,giggling and appreciating themselves of the formations that they made.She marveled at the way Gauri chechi could place a minion on a pedestal and raise its worth.Cowries shells and henna designs felt enthralled,she thought, at their elevation as representatives of English.

Immersed in her thoughts,Amma shook her….”Indu,now what to do with this drenched one?It will hibernate thoughout its life or can it have your esteemed attention to search for  a life saviour?”

 

“I will just call up the company,Amma,I think they will replace it,its been only one month that I bought it.”

Well if Gauri Lakshmi………..takes a nap…..and your brain slogs on better things in life.”

Indu sat bereaved and bereft……………

to be continued

A2Z-BADGE-000 [2014]..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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