Sentiment- #writetribe

“What’s the matter, Mahesh? Why so glum? It’s almost time for the show to begin.”

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Mahesh looked over at me, salty tears touching his eyelashes.

“I forgot to bring it.”

“Bring what?”

“My lucky charm. It’s a small teddy bear on a key ring.”

“My daughter bought it for me,” he whispered, his voice breaking.

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©Shailaja V

Word count: 55

Written for 55 on Fridays hosted by Write Tribe

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