Does This Belong To You?

Indrani Perera
1 min readAug 15, 2020

Excuse me.

Yes, you.

I think you dropped this.

I’m not sure what it is.

Do you recognise it?

It’s all shiny and mysterious.

Looks kinda valuable.

Oh, wait a minute.

I think I know what it is.

It’s looks a lot like wonder and curiosity.

No, no no. No need to thank me.

I’m just glad I finally caught up with you.

I’ve been carrying this for you since grade five.



Indrani Perera

Indrani Perera is a poet, publisher of the Pocketry Almanack ( and a maker of useful things (