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By Neel Anil Panicker
Shilpi made a cardinal error; she fell in love.
No don’t mistake me.
The error wasn’t in her falling in love.
The error lay in her falling in love with the stems and branches.
What did I just say, did I hear you ask?
Also, could you for God’s sake speak less in metaphors…
use everyday language.
Yeah, I shall.
So here it is.
What our dear college mate, the ever magnaninous, ever effervescent Shilpi did was give her heart—lock stock and barrel to a man, a married man whose roots lay elsewhere.
Now, how’s that for clarity!
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