Sunday, December 18, 2011

Behind the mall

Reminds me of Tarkovsky's Stalker... with a Gurgaon twist.

Wandering about the half finished mall, I was transfixed
by the unexpected sight of tall reeds

I moved closer to the window and wondered about the
reeds growing in this arid landscape... Don't they
need water and soggy land?

On a higher floor, I peer through another window and
catch sight of a mongoose scampering through the tall
grass. When I click, I am gratified to see the
reflection of my cellphone emerging from the grass in
the middle distance, a ghost amid the 'real' buildings.

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