The Chapatti Woman – Part 2

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​*THE CHAPATTI WOMAN 2*
credit: Nana Seth

As she was about to keep it on the window sill, her hands trembled. “What is this I am doing?” she said. 
Immediately, she threw the chapatti into the fire, prepared another one and kept it on the window sill. As usual, the hunchback came, picked up the chapatti and muttered the words: “The evil you do, remains with you: The good you do, comes back to you!”
The hunchback proceeded on his way, blissfully unaware of the war raging in the mind of the woman. Every day, as the woman placed the chapatti on the window sill, she offered a prayer for her son who had gone to a distant place to seek his fortune. For many months, she had no news of him yet prayed for his safe return.
TO BE CONTINUED…..