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India: Madras and Home

Categories: South Asia, India, Migration & Immigration

etcetera [1] on “home”coming. From New York to Madras. “On my first day back, a houseful of relatives encourage me to go take a ‘nap’ at 5 in the evening. I wake up a little after midnight, and for about 15 seconds, I feel how wild party animals probably feel like all the time. 15 seconds is how long it takes me to answer those vital questions: Whose bed is this? Who’s the other sleeping figure in the room? What country am I in?”