GloMag GloMagMay2019 - Page 296

The way, he drew on it, made me - a five year old watch, round-eyed. That perennially rapturous man who talked only of stashing money in the bank, to earn some interest. Oh yes, that bedraggled man, hurling his toddler in the air and catching him in his arms as the earth shook with a happy child’s chortle and a poor father’s opulent mirth. Images! Images! Santosh Bakaya: I am a poet, novelist, and essayist and Ted speaker, residing in Jaipur, India, working as a teacher. I have contributed to various anthologies and have also published novels and edited poetry/story anthologies. My latest novel is 'A Skyful of Balloons'. 296