Yogiraj Biplab

(25/08/1997 / Darjeeling India)

Catching Birds


In my childhood I caught birds Just to tame. Caged and fed them in- water, rice and biscuit; Just to grow up, To make accompany. I climbed up tress Broke the nests And brought them to home. But, when I grew up, I felt love- they would be sad if snapped out from parents. They have a little family As I have. Do I need to do it more?

Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2014

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In my childhood, I was very eager to catch birds to domesticate them as my friend. I broke their nests and brought the little birds from the tress to home and kept them in a cage and tried to fee them water, rice, biscuit, loff and many others. But I was never successful to domesticate them. They never took a bit of food. And obediently, I freed them. The childhood passed. I became understanding. I understood how the bird's parents might cry for their child. I felt a lot of love in my heart! And I never tried to chase them more. Everything is beautiful at its place.

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  • Gajanan Mishra (6/19/2014 11:23:00 PM)

    you are really a jogi, as you see everything beautiful in its place. I love it, thanks.
    please keep relation. I salute you, go on writing more and more. (Report) Reply

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