A Brighter Future
“Ma, I want more rice.”
“Enough of dawdling. Time to study.”
“Ma…” His sister, Rita, elbowed him. He subsided.
“Go along now. It’s cold. Take my shawl and share it. Rita, remember to switch off the torch. Batteries don’t grow on trees you know?”
“Ramesh focus on your studies. Himesh keep an eye on him. I will be along soon.”
“Make a dash for it.” Maya pushed them.
Maya’s dinner was soon done.
She picked up a pile of stitching.
Locking up, she joined her children at the bus shelter where they studied every night.
Oops I seemed to have missed the deadline for the link up…