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Here’s mine for this week

“Papa, why is everyone sending their hearts away?!”, the fifteen year old exclaimed, confused at the world as her father watched on with remorseful eyes.

He eyed his still empty money pouch and despaired the price he’d have to pay for borrowing money from thugs.

At dawn, when the money lenders led his screaming daughter away before his streaming eyes, he knew he’d sent his bleeding heart away.

©Sonali Mukherjee