Calm cutting

Written by: Mahnoor Aftab

The knot in her throat, building up by the second. Her eyes watering up, stinging. The voice in her head saying that she can do better than this! Forcing her tears back she looks up, praying to God Almighty to give her some courage. Calming herself she breathes heavily, in and out, trying to soothe her nerves. The backside of her hand reaches up to dry her face off. She picks up the knife again looking at it with a devilish grin on her face. Finally with a swift movement she resumes cutting the remaining of the onions for her salad.


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