On-line Model Constructing, Images and Artwork by Naina Redhu The Lady With The Blue Petal #ShortStory

She’s dashing again in a shitty Uber. Her seller ought to be on the location by now. Why did she give him her residence handle anyway? She remembers that it isn’t the primary time she’s assembly her seller right here. Oh effectively.

There he’s. Standing within the solar, wiping sweat from his forehead ( he stinks ewww ), exclaims loudly, “What Madam! How a lot ready?” He’s complaining that he’s been standing on the spot for YEARS now. He doesn’t look a lot older than final week although. Unusual.

The speed is mounted however she wonders how this shit has develop into so costly. Blame the pandemic for fucking every little thing up. Hash was once 2.5 or 3k for 1T. Now it’s 6k. And the even “higher” selection is meant to be 8k. Who the fuck is ready to afford this shit these days anyway? Madness. Why is he cramming the hash into her naked palms in broad daylight?! These two guys on the bike simply circled – did they see? Are they undercover cops? OMG why isn’t weed decriminalized in India anyway? The biker boys are simply observing her. Why can’t she merely cease sporting such skimpy garments? Nevertheless it’s so scorching in Delhi. How is anybody anticipated to put on so many garments? It’s not like she’s bare. She needs she was on a seaside in Goa. Skimpier.

She climbs the 2 flights of stairs to her rented condo. The cat is yowling & the canine is wagging his complete physique. Her boyfriend opens the door. He’s already stoned. Her greatest good friend is sitting on the desk. Additionally stoned. All the time late to the occasion, as a result of WORK. Why do shoppers need to have conferences on a fucking weekend? Anyway, she’s again residence. It’s cool despite the fact that it’s the height of summers however that’s as a result of your complete front room wall is moist with seepage from an overhead water tank that burst a couple of months in the past. Who wants a cooler when you could have shitty landlords!

She modifies out of her skimpy garments, eliminates all her underwear, will get into her tremendous brief shorts and ganji and traipses out into the lounge. A calming bottle of beer seems. The fan is on full velocity. There’s an excessive amount of smoke in the lounge, should open a window. And a door. Why aren’t the boys taking part in any music? What’s the purpose of getting excessive with out music?

Why is her mom calling her up now? Should be one thing about her biryani store. If she can’t run it on her personal, why trouble? Nobody else within the household appears bothered sufficient to assist her. As she’s speaking together with her mother, she will get a WhatsApp textual content from her Dad. It’s accompanied with an image. It’s her Dad, standing within the midst of bare sadhus in Varanasi. Her Dad is unquestionably overdressed. What was it that her ex-husband used to say? “I solely know one particular person crazier than you Sandy and that’s your Dad.” Heh. Fortunately they broke issues up peacefully else she’d be spending an excessive amount of time gouging out the eyes from his voodoo doll.

The 1T was ordered for an acquaintance. Sandy’s shared her handle. Acquaintance ought to be right here any minute. Ought to she put on a bra? Nah. An excessive amount of effort. Acquaintance arrives. Beer is shared. A cigarette is lit. One drag of the joint. The acquaintance is excessive already. These folks must get a life. How can anybody get excessive in ONE fucking drag?! She’s choosing ticks out of Sandy’s canine now, besides, they’re not ticks, they’re scabs from the place the canine harm itself a couple of months in the past. There’s a couple of yelps. Stoned folks shouldn’t attempt to be helpful.

A jar of vaseline reveals up on the eating desk. Sandy’s acquired a brand new tattoo. Who the fuck will get a tattoo of a petal that’s blue? Are there any blue petals in nature? What the fuck was the tattoo artist pondering? Nevertheless it’s fairly. It was Sandy’s thought in any case. Needs to be fairly. She’s superior, so, every little thing she does is superior.

However a blue petal?

Rahul Diyashi
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