Pecked – Bargaining during bird flu

Me – Chicken ka kitna? 

Butcher – 150 (Sullen face)

Me – 2 kilo ka?  

Butcher – 150  (Neutral face) 

Me – 4 kg ka? 

Butcher – 140 laga dega. (smiley face)

Me – Nahi chaahiye. (Sullen face) 

Butcher – Achaa 130. 

I don’t answer and turn to leave.

Butcher – 125 last.  

Me – 1 kg baandh do (Smiley face) 

Pecked!!

Published by appamprawns

soni writes about children and people in controlled spaces, in his quest for appam stew. homi writes in the hope of being able to buy prawns to make patiyo.

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