Thursday, 27 February 2014

My Sister

What do you do when you and your own sister start schooling in the same year, in the same class?????? You just shut up and be a good boy so that she doesn't complain about you to your parents..... seriously, I'm not kidding.
Having my sister studying in the same class was an odd privilege, it had it's own pros and cons. I was constantly reminded of the home works and class tests, I couldn't lie about how much I scored in tests, and worst of all I couldn't flirt with my classmates :'(  (just kidding :-P ). I had competition both at home and school in the form of my sister. It was frustrating sometimes, but that was when were just kids learning the ways of life. When we grew older, I learnt to use the fact that the two of us were in the same class to my advantage and learn things that I wasn't able to understand or didn't want to read ( both of us studied by reading aloud and that's where by antennae like ears came in handy). 
At home you were the sister I'd share my secrets with (although I don't remember sharing anything serious), the brother I'd do all the crazy stuff with, and the parent who would give me advice on what to do and what not to do. Whether it was playing cricket with bats and balls or rackets and shuttle cocks, football on the ground or the small corridor in our house, teaming up with me to wrestle our cousins, gambling with mom, dad and our cousins, you have always been there with me dancing and singing along. You have given me great memories that I'd cherish through out my life and share with my children and grandchildren.

We have always done the crazy things together

We may have had our differences and fought with each other to the extent that we even stopped talking for a while, but we always got around that and I guess we became even closer since that. We may not agree on some things in the future too but that's how things have always been and it's nothing to worry about. I will always be there for you whenever you need me, and I know that you will also be there for me. 

P.S. This post may not be that long and may not even bring you down to tears like you asked to because your demand is so high and you know how lazy I am. On a serious note though, just so you know, I don't have enough words to tell you how lucky I am to have you as my best friend/ sister/ rival...... 

Many Happy Returns of the Day,
My Dearest sister.

Phulo ka taaro ka, sab ka kehna hai, Ek hazaro mein meri behna hai.
Tum jiyo hazaro sal, sal ke din ho pachas hazar.