I get scared when I see an excessively drunk person. In the bus, if I see such a person I become restless. My mind starts thinking about all the things that could go wrong. Things like ‘what if he falls on someone’, ‘what if he fights with someone for no reason and uses bad language’ ,’ what if he pukes on someone’ . I don’t know why my mind goes crazy and you know most of the time that person will be standing close to me. I wait for him to get down,only then my mind comes back to normal.
There were two incidents that happened recently which scared me like anything.
One night it was around 8 PM, I was coming back to my home. A man followed me and asked me how to go to xyz place. First I didnot realize that he was drunk. I showed him the bus stop and started walking. Again he came close and asked how much time it takes to reach that place. I told him 45 mins and started walking fast. He started asking more and more questions and cracked some silly jokes like he can go to another city in 45 mins , is xyz another city. Some stupid questions they were , and I didnot answer. The he asked how much time it will take to go by walk. I was really scared by that time and no one around to help me. I told him that it will take only 10 minutes by walk and asked him to walk fast. This answer satisfied him big time I think and he walked fast and disappeared. I thanked God and ran to my home.
Around 7 PM one day I was at the bus stop . It was raining heavily. I was holding an umbrella and waiting for the bus. A man came near me and asked me to share my umbrella with him. He was super drunk!. I got scared and started moving here and there. Then he got angry and started snatching my umbrella shouting ‘I want unbrella I want umbrella ‘. I was terrified. There were so many people waiting for bus but no one came down to help me. May be they didnot notice because of the heavy rain. A bus came , by God’s Grace , and that guy got into it. I didnot want to get into the same bus. I waited and took the next one.There were so many people and umbrellas there. I don’t know why he picked me. Sigh!
Its time to learn Karate, I think !!! Eeeeee…Yaahhhh !!! 🙂