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The Guilty and the Guilt

As his once beloved wife drove away his most prized Land-cruiser, Karma scratched his head before he entered the empty house, once a happy home, now a deserted and cold house sans his smiling children; he asked the heaven above if all women are bestowed with such an eloquence to defend their mistakes to tag their faithful counterparts unfaithful to turn the tide around and claim their modesty.

The court verdict allowed him to visit his dear children only once a month, but more than the pain of paying a certain percent of his salary to his absconder wife’s pocket as his children’s sothue, his heart pains from the want of a glimpse of his dear children as he gets up every morning; he only wonders if the other man in their mother’s life can even see them as the fruit grown out of immense love and strong faith.

Justice is declared, they said, men are cruel they said, women are exploited they said, men deserve to be punished they said, fathers have no feelings for their children, they said, mothers take better care of their children, they said, even if a wife sleeps with another man, it is her husband’s fault, they said, fathers are good for nothing, they said and the case is closed they declared.


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