I love you
and I will... through out my life...
He affirmed his words passionately
But an unseen stubborn asterisk
clung to his flavoured smile
with some unconditioned clause
I should have asked her months ago. But I have been preoccupied with my family’s concerns. How will you protect your wife in that unknown place? What will you do if someone harms her? You have no experience in travel. You don’t even know Hindi. How will you get things done? Why can’t you go someplace nearby, like Munnar? But I had promised Agneta, and I couldn’t break it.