Lights come on again in the Covidean dark

Don’t be disconsolate because of the darkness of Covid-19 - the lamps of lighted hearts will burn on.

Deepavali light-up in Little India this year. Deepavali is an invitation to consider our passing place in time, says the writer. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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For the second year running, Deepavali is being celebrated amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In my Deepavali column last year, I had been optimistic.

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