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The constant mutterings of pigeons

Their voices sound like warnings to Uma

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The pigeons on their roots continue their

Scolding, complaining and grumbling

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Papa lets her know what he thinks of

Such weakness

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His face closes to all these ... Being thrown out by...

Annoying hints and suggestions
The two women

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She was so ... That she was able to ignore ...

Willing
Papa's glare totally

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If Uma was asked to

Paint a picture of heaven

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'Every card sold. This dear girl

Has been such a help'

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... rarely went anywhere without ...

Mama
Papa

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What makes Mrs Joshi's eyes 'so bright'?

Her requited love for her husband

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Only the youngest, Moyna, had inexplicably developed a desire

To be 'different', to have 'a career'. They laughed, waiting for her to return

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'Wont you ... Aunty? Won't you let ...?

Adopt me
Me be your daughter

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... These troubling, secret possibilities now entered Uma's mind

A career. Leaving home. Living alone

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They were like seeds dropped

On the stony, arid land that Uma inhabited

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Her vision of

An escape, a refuge

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As she subsided, feel herself

Drawn by an undercurrent into a secret depth