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Voicing Silence 7

Thursday, June 30, 2005

A quick tale 41

Ring

“I was just about to call you”, he’d say whenever she rang. Even if he hadn’t called in days. And she’d have been sleeping next to the phone. Just in case.

19 comments:

Shyam said...

That is so sad... can just see it happening.

Anonymous said...

nice post, but did you misplace he and she there....

Übermaniam said...

cuts both ways. oops, didn't mean to pee in the shwower.

RS said...

She used to come up with the most ridiculous reasons just so she could call him..

tjsnathan@yahoo.com said...

So true.. :)
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This is nothing new, only the 'he' and 'she' got interchanged after she told the Yes.
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Balakumar said...

Pretty deep! The "could be"s sure are frustrating...

Balaji said...

nice... what happens when boy and girl have different intentions about their relationship i guess... short but touching...

btw i finally succumbed and attempted a QT myself :)

Übermaniam said...

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Übermaniam said...

i know what u mean about the pervert, jacques. cheers and tnks.

Renu said...

Great work as always Ammani...
Ramya.. that was a lovely comment...sounds so real..

divya said...

hmmm........don't know what to say..nice blog!!

Smyta said...

too good...A hit on the bull's eye!

Smiles etc.,

Smyta

kaaju katli said...

Ammani, we wrote about the same thing :-) Coincidence or fate?

Balaji said...

terse and expressive.

Gangadhar said...

nice tale,Ammani!!

WA said...

and check often to make sure the phone is still working, cut coversations short with friends just in case he rings at that time and he gets a busy tone :) oh so many ridiculous things!

And as Ramya said, invent reasons to ring :)

Nithya Swaminathan said...

very poignant! and something i can identify with:(

Minal said...

Hi,
Chanced upon your blog. Your quick tales have got me hooked!
Too good and very true:-)
Keep them coming.

See ya

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Gayathri said...

Hi, I jsut heard of your blogs and started reading.
This one is sharp !!