The Right Question

‘What is a greater tragedy?’, Myra asked Neel, ‘…Loving someone and not being with them or being with someone and not loving them? ‘

‘That isn’t the right question my dear’, he told her.

‘Then, what is?’, she challenged him with a hint of vanity in her voice.

‘Finding someone and losing oneself or losing someone and finding oneself’, said Neel with a great sense of relief. He planted a soft kiss on her forehead, one last time, and walked into a dense white fog from where she would no longer see him.

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