yet another terror attack
yet another set of innocents bearing its brunt
yet another array of politicians uttering useless statements
yet another recovery
yet another display of the spirit and resilience
yet another episode to be stacked in the black book of history

what now?
back to normal
back to square one

call it India’s 9/11
or call it yet another small incident in a big city
what about the mournful families of the dead?
what about a child who has been left kin less?

you’re gonna give some compensation
go ahead
what else?
that’s it
that is always it.