Anushka Mehrotra


Oh My God

August 19, 2019

In the sacred temple, the head priest held an enormous container, filled to the brim with milk.
‘The lord teaches us to be compassionate towards our fellow beings.’ He poured the milk over the revered idol. Fifty devotees dutifully followed him.
From a window, two decrepitly clothed boys crept inside the temple. Their bare-bones were protruding like the remains of a skeleton. They watched the milk gush down the sewer, with pangs of animalistic hunger in their listless eyes. 
‘Watchman, throw them out!’ the priest barked.  
He then turned to his devotees and smiled. ‘Now, where were we?’

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