Treasure Island

Sibghatullah Khan

(Pakistan)

God Makes Good Things


When my car broke down on the road,
he was sitting in the bucket seat, my little boy.
Almost five, he got edgy and said: "Why cars go phut? "
"It's the road, child, " I casually explained.
He looked away fidgeting with the school badge,
craned his neck out and said: "God makes good things,
Mum and Dad, Cocoa milk, and PlayStation but roads."

Submitted: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Edited: Friday, October 12, 2012

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