Tuesday, April 20, 2010


I remember clearly that dreadful morning on September 11, 2005. I woke up from a dream and had a bad feeling about it. Then when afternoon came, I got my first bad news. She was very sick and I was told to fly back home.

She passed away peaceful at 3am, September 12, 2005. Almost exactly one hour after my arrival at the hospital bedside. No doubt, she waited for me.

Honestly, I've never been to the graveyard to visit her. I know where she was buried, but I never had the guts to step inside. I've passed by the road several times, only to look away and cry within my heart. When people mention her, my heart sores. If she crosses my mind, I WILL CRY. Her influence on me is THAT strong. 5 years down the road, and I still can't cope with this feeling.

Happy Birthday Grandma. I wanted you to see me graduate, earn money, own a car, buying my own house, start a family and most importantly, to return your love for me, to take care of you, to stop people from hurting you.. but I guess God has other plans, huh... Well I hope God has prepared a gift for you because I can't send you anything but my prayers. I love you and I miss you the most at times like this.

* Appamma - paternal grandmother in Tamil.

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.::WaNiE::. said...

feel sorry for u ;)

its amazing how u can remember your grandma's birthday. i dont even know :(

atreyu strange said...

@Wanie - well it depends on how close you are to a person i guess. i was very much attached to my paternal grandma.

Echa said...

sedeynya... tapi saya masih beruntung sbb nenek saya masih hidup.. tapi bagusnya awak masih ingat tarikh bersejarah tu...

atreyu strange said...

@Echa - Peluk cium nenek awak untuk saya. Saya rindu nak jumpe nenek belah mak plak nih. =.=

..nOj rawK.. said...

adehhh i lost all my grannies when i was soooo little... didnt even know them... :( so sad

atreyu strange said...

@noj rawk - oh, sori if this post made you emo a bit. >.<

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