“There’s something strange about today! “ I wondered. I saw a pair of house sparrows flying past a tree. They are getting extinct day by day and I could not recollect their last sight. A purplish twilight tinge was splashed across the sky in late morning, a bizarre sight. I saw a bright green pair of eyes staring at us. I was startled for a moment. A soft meow appeased my nerves. I gave him a fleeting look from the corner of my eyes. Like me, he too was savoring the nectar bliss of environs. We are so alike I observed, perhaps these similarities triggered those tender feelings and now these very similarities are eating into our alliance I marveled. “A lot has changed in the past one month, you realize that Meghna?” he said. “I do”. An awkward pause ensued. “Ok! Let me get things straight. My affection has divided, I want you to meet her once and see for yourself.Game for it?” He asked fervently. I was expecting those words but I couldn’t contain my shock. I went all blank. “OK, be easy” he exclaimed.
He took out two stones from his pocket and started rubbing them together. I saw the shadow of a horse with wings on soil and the next instant a blue colored Pegasus was landing before us, his white wings flapping in monsoon breeze. “Let’s go for a ride, come”. He took my hand and led me to his vehicle. Pegasus soared high in the sky. I felt my heart thumping and blood racing through the veins. His hands curled up my waist so as to placate me. Wind playing with my curled locks and that whizzing sound enthralled me.
“WOW! Man I love this”. “Let’s go higher up there; I want to touch that cloud”. The Pegasus ascended and it was all foggy around. “Am I dreaming? This is ethereal”. A relaxing feeling was overcoming my being. I felt dizzy and then it all went black.
Water droplets jolted me out of trance. I opened my eyes in a cozy cottage. “You fine dear? Sip this you’ll feel better”. I snatched the tumbler from his hands and smashed it on floor. “Why am I here? Get to the point”. “Look!” He extended a leaf wrapped baby into my lap. “I am cursed with Prestunia. Look at her, she’s such an angel. I call her Alice and she’s a garden fairy.” He was choked. I was speechless. “I have to raise her and am cursed to be a loner, I love you but I can’t escape the curse, hope you know what I mean. I don’t really believe in rebirth , but if I were to be born again then I would want to have a soul mate like you if not you exactly”. “Mister! Done with your high on emotions scene? I dump you and Please! I don’t want a partner like you in my next life”. I got up, glanced at the leaf wrapped baby, walked up to the window and flew out with the baby.