abracadabra (Singapore) published:
Saturday, his daughter’s third birthday. In the darkness illuminated by the light shining through the flimsy see-through curtains, he gazed at his daughter snuggling closer to his wife, unlike her usual wailing self. With aching shoulders, he pulled the pink and grey shirt over his head. An unsuppressed longing pervaded his heart. All he wanted was to jump on the bed and sleep with them till daylight shines through… but responsibilities, its overhanging omnipresence, weighed down on his shoulders like...
6 months ago