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Damn these mosquitoes – he cursed. But the repellent was plugged in.
Must be the barking stray dogs – he mused.
Perhaps the intermittent noise of the dying traffic – he was sure.
The nuisances of living in a third world country!

When he moved to the States, even in his soundproof apartment, sleep continued to evade him.

Written by Sangfroid

July 1, 2009 at 7:00 pm

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  1. πŸ™‚ nice one..


    July 2, 2009 at 3:05 pm

  2. have you seen Pushpak – the Kamal silent movie? In that he records the sounds in his chawl, without which he cannot sleep in his 5 star hotel room πŸ™‚


    July 2, 2009 at 3:24 pm

  3. you haven’t seen Pushpak? you should be ashamed! πŸ™‚ it is one of the most creative movies of India…


    July 3, 2009 at 12:55 pm

    • umm … saw it in parts a couple of times. Now that it is being recommended so strongly, will give it a pin πŸ™‚


      July 4, 2009 at 2:06 am

  4. Ah! Reminds me of a story from child hood days.. dunno if you know it.. its about a fisher woman who gets caught in a storm and temporarily stays in a rich man’s house. Even the servant quarters is opulent.. but she finds she cannot sleep.. so she puts her empty fish basket on her face and sleeps to glory πŸ™‚ she missed the smell of it πŸ˜€

    Winnie the Poohi

    July 4, 2009 at 1:51 am

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