City Series – Shivli Katyayan in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (73rd Corona Diary)
Our corona diary.
[Text and photo by Shivli Katyayan]
I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see silence all around, a forced reset with no exceptions, no escape. I see words running in my head, the stories I never wrote. Rainy blue Udaipur sunsets, malbec and best friends. I feel Gotham. Remember the flush on my child’s cheeks from the winter sun. The weight of my husband’s arm on my shoulder. Giggly rickshaw rides in Kolkata, in pouring rain for talumein soup & prawn crackers with my best friend.
I see my wants were not needs. See the chaotic world but priorities aligned.
I see perspective.
“We the Isolationists” series urges folks from any part of the world to share a brief diary starting with “I close my eyes in my self-isolation from Corona… and I see…” Not more than 100 words. With a horizontal-sized selfie, along with your city name… please mail to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.