The superstition for myna was: “One for sorrow, Two for joy, Three for a girl, Four for a boy, Five for silver, Six for gold, Seven for a secret, Never to be told. Eight for a wish, Nine for a kiss, Ten for a bird, You must not miss.” My brother deliberately held one mynah … Continue reading Happy


D said ‘we are lost’. D pressed my arms and said ‘boss is going to kill us’. I said ‘before that tiger is going to eat us’. There was no network in our mobiles. It was dark inside the forest even during daylight. After wandering the forest for almost two hours, suddenly, D said with … Continue reading Lost

The Alley House

Amreen was unimpressed with the house the broker showed. The entrance was narrow and the bedroom window was accessible from the alley. She said to the broker ‘I don’t like this one. Show me some more houses.’ The broker said ‘This is the best house Madaam.’ Just then, Amreen saw Afroz coming down the alley. … Continue reading The Alley House