A Box of Sweets
“I wish I could tell you I was brave but I’d rather tell you I am still alive…”
This is from a few years ago. I was just out of college, jobless, and broke. Seduced by the promise of a big city, I decided to try my luck in Mumbai and rented the cheapest room I could find. A dump. But it had a bed and an address I could put on my job applications. That was all I needed.