Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Grow old with you?

Got off the bus today and saw an old lady pulling out a paper cup from the dustbin. Putting it to her mouth, she drank from it without hesitating.

Had to turn away, was too much to bear.

I thought, give her money. But feet kept moving and lost sight of her. How much to give, would it really make any difference?

Shortly after 5 meters, I stopped and back-tracked. But she was gone.

Etched in my mind, this image will be...

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