Sunday, June 3, 2012

AS A MATTER OF FACT

     It was midnight. The suburb was concealed by a blanket of stillness.
     Tired of loneliness two souls rose from their graves. Deciding to go for a stroll, they started conversing, "When I was brought here, there was a cortege of five to seven thousand people. The office was closed for half a day. A grand condolence meeting was organised. Mourners shed tears and lamented. What happened when you..."
     -"Oh no ! Nothing of the sort happened."As a matter of fact he said "Actually when I died of cardiac arrest I  was about to retire in a few months."
     The deep sigh of the surrounding stillness could make just a distant drone...

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