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“Exactly! It’s a good thing the Covid lockdown happened. Take
it as an ominous sign, Jeevan,”
“How can you
say that, Ma? It’s just bad timing.”
timing to call it off. Eh, if they cannot even afford to spend lavishly for
their only daughter’s wedding, how will they …” The rest of her sentence
trailed away under Jeevan’s scorching glare.
found you that match. We’ll find you another,” said Pa, with a note of
driven by a renewed feeling of commitment, and a desire to disregard societal
expectations, Jeevan and his newfound-love Anushree eloped.
Note: This 100-word micro-fiction is written for the Covid Crazies 2021 Edition of the Blogging from A-Z Challenge. The entire list of 2021 posts can be accessed here.