Wednesday 21 April 2010

Over Tea

"Here's the ring
and the ear-rings
you gave last Diwali."

"You can keep them."
"The usual?
No sugar,
no milk?"
"The usual."
" "

"Your letters."
"Your phone."
"That was a,
a gift."
"Give it,
to her. Not me."

" "
"Here's my share -
twenty-two rupees."

"Oh, no.
"Bye, then."

(Reworked from Shadows)

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