Those were the Days

Photo by Tony Dinh at

This used to be the most beautiful street in the city, wildly popular among residents as well as tourists.

But not anymore.

Not since the epidemic, after which the cages had to be emptied.

After all, no bird in his right mind would want to see a dead, rotting human in a cage.


274 characters.

Written as a part of Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales #129 – 26 March 2019.



About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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10 Responses to Those were the Days

  1. papershots says:

    Couldn’t agree more with the birds!

  2. Kat Myrman says:

    Wow! That was quite a twist at the end. Well done! 😊

  3. Ennle Madresan says:

    Ew, scary!

  4. Pingback: Twittering Tales #130 – 2 April 2019 | like mercury colliding...

  5. I like what you did there 😊

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