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This week’s cue is FLEECE.
By Neel Anil Panicker
She put a fleece over all his indiscretions ever standing by and supporting
him, come rain or shine.
He mistook her devoted wife, ever loyal, ever reliable Rock of Gibralter
persona as her abiding weakness, a feminine frailty.
Meanwhile, as his passions soared, he went about sowing his wild oats far
and wide, rolling and making out in the hay, viewing all he encountered
as a good lay to play around with.
The day came when her dam of patience burst out in a maddening deluge
and she stuck a piece of lead into his sick head.
‘Enough did you fleece, now it is time to rest in peace’, were her parting
Today, as she pieces together the shattered pieces of her life she realizes in
hindsight that a certain species of man is a woe-man.
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