Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Remembrances in MONSOON


The days passed by and the season Shreeja loved the most knocked the window. The water droplets making a rhythmic sound as though cheering for Shreeja and the cool breeze set her mood uplifted with memories. She was so connected with this season that even an acquaintance could sense that she is full of life during this particular season, MONSOON.   
lovestory over tea - Aura OfThoughts
SHREEJA & RACHIT STORY


Time just flies as she peeps out of her window. Shreeja met Rachit on the wettest day of Delhi 8 years ago. The night when she and her colleagues were trapped inside an underground training Centre.  The water level kept rising in the room and there was no safe place left. All were kneeling on tables and had worried look on their faces until they heard some footsteps outside the door. After 3 hours of struggle Rachit and his rescue team was successful in opening the damp door that was jammed by water logging helped these trainees to come out of the basement.

Shreeja & her colleagues were really thankful to Rachit and his team for saving their life. They all were completely drenched and rushed to the restaurant was the only restaurant open in that area in that wee hour to comfort them from heavy rains. Rachit and his rescuing team did their best efforts to relief the 30 employees.

The restaurant ‘Forever Flavors’ specialized in serving diverse flavors of hot simmering tea and housed best of flavors combination. Many ordered different flavours but only Sreeja and Rachit ordered the alike flavored tea. A love story just spread its roots on this rainy night over a tea when they both ordered cardamom and turmeric tea.
“You too like this combination”, queried Rachit to Sreeja.
Sreeja was mesmerized with Rachit’s charm and replied, “Yes these flavours make me feel calm and relaxed”.
Love was in air, and eyes of both did the rest of talking with hot sips in between.
Rachit with all his care tucked Sreeja’s hair from forehead behind the ear and was about to say “I….
His phone rang and he left for his duty.
They did not have phone numbers, neither anything but just first names.
Shreeja, once in a week, went to restaurant and ordered the tea and had it and leaves after waiting for him for hours.
After 2 months, she again did her routine at the restaurant and was about to leave, when she felt dizzy and was falling, just then Rachit holded her in his arms.
Sreeja with little temperature in body was feeling little weak and said to Rachit, “will you be my savior for whole life”.
And Rachit nodded in complete happiness as he stepped in restaurant to make her life partner.
They both had many pleasant days further ahead and relished the tea session with each other.

A thunderous lightning brought Shreeja back from her remembrances. She opened the invitation letter, which was an invite to receive the bravery award that was going to be presented to Rachit posthumously.
With deep breath she lifts the teakettle, keeping the sheets of letters aside and fills up a cup of her favorite tea but sipping alone, keeping Rachit’s picture frame beside.


This independence day we remember our brave soldiers and their families.
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30 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful love story. Sometimes the time we spend tpgetogeis priceless that even after our loved ones demise, we feel their presence.

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    1. Yes Alpana, the moment turns into memories and surely those are priceless.

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  2. Such a beautiful heart wrenching story. I was in tears. :( These soldiers give their lives to keep us secure in our homes. Leaving their family members alone!!

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    1. Teary eye and bravery at same time is what soldiers teach us and thanks for the huge compliment to us Kapila.

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  3. OMG!! Your story gave me goosebumps!! A salute to our saviors!!

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    1. Aww! Then Shreeja & Rachit left the magic on you I guess :)

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  4. Awww! That was such a cute story... I thought it would be a college love story but it was much deep! ❤ Beautifully written

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    1. Thanks Mrinal, happy that it could connect with the youth too.

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  5. It is the untold story of so many bravehearts in our country. Loved every word of it.

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    1. Thank you so much Dishki. Yes many stories to get inspired from our brave soldiers.

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  6. oh god! I was not at all prepared for such ending! Loved it so much. Really they are saving our life every day!

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    1. Thanks Sayeri. Great that you loved the story for this carnival.

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  7. Wow! You webbed a love story around the flavour of tea. I can't even imagine it. Very well delivered story. Keep writing such stuff.

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    1. Thanks a lot Paresh, your words inspire us to write more such stories in this genre.

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  8. Wowsers. That is amazing take on the prompt. Loved every brew inch of it :)

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    1. Thanks Zainab. Tea & Romance go hand in hand, this story just suited the prompt and the independence day celebration.

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  9. woow so beautifully the story capture romantic rain , used the prompt in story so well

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    1. Thanks Gurjeet, happy that we did justice to the prompt.

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  10. A fairytale with such a sad ending. I'm sure Rachit will live on in her memories. Lovely tale!

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    1. Yes Varsha, every fairytale doesn't have happy endings, that's the harsh reality of life.

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  11. Awesome that was such a heart touching story.

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  12. i could feel the emotions running igh in me as i read the story, beautiful ! keep writing

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  13. Ahhh this made me so sad. You can captivate the reader so easily and beautifully. Waiting to read moe such posts from you

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    1. Thanks Sinduja, your words are motivating us to pen more. Looks like we need to dig more in this genre.

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  14. That's a heart touching story.

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  15. Such an awesome love story ending with a nice cup of tea.. This is really a nice brand with awesome flavors..

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    1. Yes Priyanka, tea is so refreshing that ideas flow easily :)

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