She looked at him, his face, radiant, brilliant. He was ready to leave.
“Do you have to go?”
“You know the answer”
“You do. There’s no other way. We decided. When the time comes, I let you go”
He smiled with understanding. And then, each particle of his face, his entire body, shown with white blinding light, and particle by particle, he drifted skywards, the heavens took him, and she could not take her eyes off.
Someone was shaking her shoulder. “Maam?”
“Are you Mrs Kapil?”
“Its Miss Sneha actually, Mr Kapil is no more.”
“Yes, well, the donation procedure is in place, you need to sign this form. We got a recipient for your husband’s eyes”.
Yes, please, let’s proceed.
Sneha looked at the young doctor, he had a friendly face, but felt awkward in the situation. She smiled at him. Was this a new beginning? He who had left would say so.
This story was inspired by my readings into some parapsychology and philosophy. I realized that I needed to let old burdens go, and lean in towards the things that make me happy with full force. (Speaking of which – http://20days20artworks.blogspot.in/) That’s the only way I’m going to have enough energy to have what I want.