Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Do not disturb

Please do not disturb, said he, annoyed at her insistence. But she was in no mood to relent, having come this far, with little hope and less money. Who will blink first, I wondered, smug that my issues were far less urgent, far more sorted. Meanwhile, the evening fell, giving an edge to the conversation hitherto missing. It was time to go.

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