Side la hua —
The old man requested us.
That’s when we realised,
We were standing right on the street.
We stepped back onto the footpath
Turned to thank him
He had moved on,
We were strangers to him after all.
Little girl wheels by prettyHer eyes shrink, Waiting in eternity Refuse to seeShe is but one more Casual….ty The waiting room of a private hospital – which I still find pricey – held nothing for me. A few oddballs – Mallu couple discussing lunch, Sindhi housewife dissecting a blood report on mobile, a senior citizen inspecting his bill. Otherwise,Continue reading “Casualty”