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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

I was reading in my room, when I heard a sound. It was as if something fell in the water. First I brushed it off as my imagination. I was listening to some music, so thought it might be coz of that..After sometime I heard another flapping sort of sound. I rushed to my bathroom only to find a poor creature drowning in the tub.The tub was deep and narrow, so it was not able to come up. My room is in the first floor and I have opened my windows to let some breeze in. This might have come through that and somehow managed to go near the tub and must have fallen into it accidentally..I couldn't make out what it exactly was. It might be a rat, a squirrel or some reptile.. Poor thing it was so wet , it almost became a lump. I tried to move it,but it seemed very weak .
And it was drowning..
I need to rush, I thought..
I couldn't see it dying in front of my eyes. But I didn't know what to do. I tried a stick. Thought, it might come up with its support, but it was so weak to even move ,let alone climb. And I have this fear of reptiles. ..So couldn't even go near it.
But then , its a 'life'.
If I don't act then ,I will be responsible for its death. So I took a mug and tried to make it enter that so that I can leave it outside. I had all goose pimples and my adrenaline was pumping.It almost came into that mug, and suddenly I had a doubt that it may be a reptile. I trembled a little and this poor thing jumped ..scaring me off...and again fell into the tub..By this time I knew that I won't be able to make it. So I rushed downstairs, called my father and my sis for help. My father came and helped it come into a mug and safely left it outside my room. It didn't move for a while ,then stood up and rushed its way into the bushes...only then we realised that it was a squirrel..
I stayed back in the room, feeling happy for the squirrel, but disappointed with myself.
So, the moral of the story is .....
It is not enough if we just have a desire to help. We should also have enough courage to execute it, or it may be too late. Not always can you find your father downstairs..

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh! It got saved! I totally agree with you, you atleast tried to help. I would have rushed away from the scene soon........I just can't take it.....my dad always rushes to help...but I guess with ur exp..
Need to shed some fears....tough one..!

Anonymous said...

Nice post :)

Hemanth Potluri said...

hmmm u have the rite point over there :)...

It is not enough if we just have a desire to help. We should also have enough courage to execute it, or it may be too late.


yeh my frnds coming to me wen i am not late enough to do something stupid


urs..hemu..

*~*{Sameera}*~* said...

I was holding my breath as I read this.Glad it was saved,very noble of you and your dad.And a great moral too.Kudos!

Jessica said...

There's a lesson in everything! :)

I love that Moldy Peaches song!