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The end???

All this happened few years back. We shifted our house and I din't have any work on my little girl's way. Later I shifted to Hyderabad. The last time I went home for vacation, I was astonished to see a huge development in Vijayawada. Shopping malls had sprung up everywhere. The roads were widened and in some parts the process was going on. The city wore a festive look.

Suddenly I remembered the little girl, for the house they lived in was on the roadside. What might have happened??? The next day I made up my mind to go and find it out for myself. Early morning I went there. As expected there was no house! The house was a debris and nothing more! The little girl was to be seen nowhere. The people who used to live there had shifted to the other side of the road but this little girl was not to be seen anywhere.

Numerous thoughts ran in my mind. Whether the little girl had moved to some other place with her parents? Was she appointed as a full day servant by some rich? Was she given…

My thoughts...

Everyday I woke up from a deep sleep,I wondered if the little girl had a sound sleep. When I had my breakfast,I wondred if she might have had her's. While eating lunch,I thought of her menu. While munching snacks, I could feel her longing for tasty snacks. While relishing my mom's biryani, I wondered if her mom would have at anytime made it for her. All this was practically impossible but I craved for her luxuries!

The most surprising thing is that the house, the little girl lived in was beside the most famous school in the city. The school run by the premiere institution, could not find out a girl's desire to study. What a pity!!! The most promising scene occuring everyday- children of the elite getting down from the costliest cars, the drivers following them carrying their bag till the gate. The little girl stood on her doorstep and watched the children disappear into the school with a remarkable sense of excitement.

What was going through her mind??? Perhaps she kept th…