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From The Kitchen Window

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The author lived on the first floor of a three-storied condominium building that housed six families. Her mother-in-law who was unwell and felt a little weak, moved into a small apartment on the same floor. The condominium building was L-shaped and faced a small garden. She saw the living-room and bedroom of her mother-in-law's apartment through her kitchen window. She checked every morning and evening whether her curtains were open or closed. It became her daily routine to look out the window while doing the dishes at the sink. The building was a much larger building housing many families. She used to check on her mother-in-law through the kitchen window. She felt depressed that day as the day of her burial seemed to loom near during soup preparation. She decided that her burial day was still far off.

Keywords: kitchen window; living-room; mother-in-law; three-storied condominium



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