1. chennai vaanoli nilayam and the 8.45 am concert.
i stick to the musicians i know — kvn, semmangudi, sanjay s, ms…
as the morning widens into infinite chores the zest of a saranga stabs at the intrinsic blah-ness in tidying.
today’s artiste was a smt. vijayalakshmi, singing neevada ne gana. , she offered to remove my blinkers. i hate new. i hate unfamiliar.
she’s done before i could move on to the vessels.
youtube and a master’s voice and i am back on safe ground
the vessels have to wait.
2. fresh greens. at my doorstep. it’s so convenient and i want to sob into the methi leaves. hey world. gimme back difficult.
wait a minute, i still have to figure out how to get the aadhar card, the gas connection, the ration card; switch off the motor, the power goes off at 2 p.m., and the watchman is off for a week, …