Food and hopes and shit

Mayonnaise drips from the bite and slides down my chin. Something is wrong but first lemme swallow this; I sniff the shawarma and it smells a little better than shit. “Did this chicken die last year? Why does it smell like a rotten carcass? And taste like one?” I never ate a rotten carcass before,…

Indifference.

Just another day for me in the shower. In the right hand corner is the wall where he lived, living his life, his way. The web was expansive and strong with carcasses of dead insects spread along the corners. A mosquito casually flew right into it, that curious little twat. He came out casually as…

“broken”fast.

"Too much water." I thought and ran back inside, emptied half of the bowl and walked outside. "The flame should be thin." Had to rush inside again. It took ten minutes to figure out how thin it must be. "Make sure to use some oil so that they don't stick." Mom yelled from the other…

Egg affair.

The glory of an egg cracked open directly on the steamy hot pan making a hissing sound made my eyes glow and mouth water. Music to my ears. I always love an egg and it loves me back tenfold. I sprinkled red chilli powder and pepper; boy does it smell good! I tossed it upside…

When I cook

Everything was ready. I minced onion with tears in my eyes, the oil is already in the frying pan and potatoes in the bowl are elegantly cut into little pieces. "I can do this." I said to myself. There went mustard, cumin, redgram and turmeric along with onions into the oil. A few seconds later…

Non vegetarian burger.

The cheese oozed out in between the buns. Patty was perfect with cabbage, onions tomato garnish. Burgers were never this tasty. Mayonnaise is all over his mouth and licking it felt heavenly. His side of the table was filled with spilled cheese and ketchup. When you close your eyes while taking a bite, we can…