Aatika HJ's Stories

Her

The bus swerved around the corner and stopped for a few seconds. She jumped on its last step. Suddenly she turned and shouted with an impish grin, “Let’s elope. Tomorrow, meet me here at 7.” The bus lurched ahead and he waved at her, nodding his head in disbelief. All they knew about each other was their first names. She talked. He listened. Since last two months, every dusk saw him buying her an ice candy which she finished before boarding that bus. Next day, he woke up with flu and couldn’t leave the bed. ---------------------------------------------------- He still waits. .

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