I was busy making dosas for breakfast when I heard them.
“Can’t you wait for me?” I asked, in a voice that carried, cross that they hadn’t chosen a better time, so as I could be present too.
When I turned, I found both the Second Born and L& m staring at me.
“What? I asked, smiling sheepishly. “I was talking to the mynas. They are having a fight just when I started on breakfast! I want to take pictures.”
Both of them rolled their eyes. heaved sighs of relief and went back to eating.
Anyways, later on, standing on the terrace, I saw a myna on the roof below. Something looked different. Oh yes. It had a wing all askew. Probably one of the participants of morning’s fracas, maybe the winning one even, who could say? It was walking around proudly, strutting around rather, unmistakable signs of someone who got the better of the others. Here are some pictures.
©Shail Mohan 2017