Monday, 1 April 2013

Trapped

I wake up in the morning, feeling miserable. My eyes burn and water, but I can't do anything about it. I am not allowed to leave the place. I beg, I scream, I cry, but they said I am not allowed. They go, and I sit there, all alone. I am so bored. It is killing me. I don't know what to do. I am not allowed to communicate with anyone. Not through email, not through Skype, nothing. I am not allowed to see anyone. I feel like a caged animal. I just sit there. I feel like shouting 'help!', but I can't. Oh, here it comes. The pain. It hurts so much. I try to sleep, but I can't because it hurts too much. My head is hot, and I am shivering. But not for long. Suddenly, I am feeling so hot. The heat. It is killing me. I am sweating. My palms, forehead, neck, everything, is wet. I want to leave, get out of this place, but I can't. Do you know why? I will tell you why. Soon. In the evening, they come home. I watch them eat tasty and flavourful food and drink ice-cold soft drinks, while I sit there, with a bowl of mushy porridge and plain water. I am jealous. "Why? Why does it have to be me?" I wonder. I get sent to bed early. I can't sleep. I wake up multiple times. I toss and turn, waiting for the sun to peak out of the beautiful ocean. Water. Cool, relaxing water. I want to be in that water, but I know that I can't. Finally. Daylight. I wake up. The same routine starts again. For how many days? 4 or 5, I should think. But I don't know. 

Why? All because I am sick with a flu. Sore throat, headache, the usual. :)

2 comments:

  1. you'd better b better 4 skool ;)

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  2. Oh dear. Just saw this now. Get well soon, Navya.
    My heart goes out to you.

    Ms. P

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