The Clown with the One-Legged Man
By Ratna Indraswari Ibrahim
Tom, you do still remember, don’t you, when Mr Clown’s mother passed away (the clown we’ve loved since we were children), how throngs of people arrived to pay their respects. We were just ten years old at the time.
I came across Mr Clown in a corner of the house anxiously wiping away his tears. Truly those tears were like fragrant jasmine blossoms falling one by one!
I was transfixed!
After that event (which has always been an obsession of mine), many years later I bumped into Mr Clown again quite by accident on the journey coming home to Malang from Jakarta by train. We sat next to each other. Straight away he knew who I was.
Mr Clown smiled at me.
The Clown with the One-Legged Man by Ratna Indraswari Ibrahim was retrieved from Klown dengan Lelaki Berkaki Satu.