Love! Now, what’s that monkey?
By Neel Anil Panicker
Rasheed looked across at the lone child amongst the protestors.
“At her age, she should be in school, learning the alphabets.”
‘Oh, is that what you think. That six year olds have no business hitting the streets, holding placards twice their own heights, smearing it with ‘Love’ messages scrawled in tiny distinctive lettering. Is that what you really think, husband dear of fifty odd years?’
“No, not at all. I’m just ashamed of us adults; at what we have made of God’s beautiful paradise. Instead of bequeathing them a world brimming with love, we’re gifting our children hate-filled fiery hells.”
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