funny world

Mala Aunty sighed. “It’ll never work.”
“But other Sinhalese and Tamil people get married.”
“I know,” Mala Aunty replied, “but they have their parents consent.”
“If two people love each other, the rest is unimportant.”
“No, it isn’t.
Ultimately, you have to live
in the real world.”

-Shyam Selvadurai in Funny Boy