My heart stops, but I keep my composure. I must not feel. I must stay cold. I close my eyes and Baba's body is right front of my eyes. The one who taught me how to love, how to live, how to lead a balanced life, just left me all alone in this world. I tell him I love him. I tell him I'll protect him when needed. But it was a lie. It means nothing, I let him down. I wasn't there when he needed me. I can never forgive myself. . . I close my tearful eyes, and open them dry. Malik is quite and crying still. "How did this happen?" I ask Malik he looks away and continue to cry. I push him away." Tell me, I shout at him. He got a mild stroke, by the time office rushed him to the hospital they lost him, says Krishna who was also deeply disturbed with this incident at home. . . I rub my half swollen eyes and look for Ammi in the house. She's holding the family portrait frame close to her chest and cries her heart out. Ammi and baba shared a special bond which any lovers on earth would share...! He loved her unconditionally, both of them were childhood classmates..!! While I keep watching her and recollect all the memories we shared, Malik taps my shoulder to remind me that it's time to take the body for cremation..!! I nod and move towards Ammi. . . Holding her shivering body from behind, Ammi it's time to bid farewell to baba before we take him to burial, I say. She turns towards me holds my hand firm and faints down..!! . . . . . ~ Tera Woh Pyar ( Coke Studio) ~ . . . . #india#hello_hyderabad#mumbai#stories#write#up#mumbai#harbour#travel#diaries#shot#on#nikon#nikonindia#nikonusa#vsco#vscoindia#vscohyderabad#travel#photography#mypixeldiaries#insta#world #insta#share#insta#photo#of#the#day..!!!