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White Ocean வெண்கடல் சிறுகதை

ஜெயமோகனின் வெண்கடல் சிறுகதை‘“Why they say ‘glimpse from the corner of eyes’? I will let you utter a word only if you reason this ” said Ganesan uncle. While making Kayathirumeni(*) balm, when the oil begins to betide from cream, freshly generated fragrance would seize your nose like an all-consuming  drool worthy food item. I was totally subsumed into it. At some point, the greenish oil colour would start to turn into a gingelly oil colour. As next step, powdered   crêpe ginger rhizome, the next essential ingredient will get infused into the waxy substance. The lip and nose would begin to turn against the newly discharged smell, at once.  List of medical terms like hand paralysis, leg paralysis, tissue cramps, sprains would get linked to the then onwards balm. “You better limit your focus on the freebie Kayathirumeni share!!” responded Appu Anna, continuing his task of giving the smoke emitting Kayathirumeni oil a gentle shake every so often. The bubbling out balm,  getting prepared i…