Daily Archives: September 17, 2012

Personal Essay: The Wages of Fear

Few friends know that I suffer from katsaridaphobia, fear of cockroach. It doesn’t kill in the traditional sense but it leaves you psychologically maimed and pathetic when confronted by the enemy. Yes, I’m talking about that disgusting thing you can see in the picture. Many of you know that a cockroach would be the only creature that might emerge out of a nuclear winter unscathed. Studies say. But that is not the reason for this panic, this paralyzing fear which … Continue reading