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No one needs a postman anymore.

Not his customers, the billions of hearts he used to connect to each other.

Not his employer, the Govt., which now looks upon him as a redundancy.

And not even his own family, it appears…or they would have paid me the ransom I was asking for him.


280 characters.

Written in response to Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales #134 – 30 April 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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1 Response to Redundant!

  1. Kat Myrman says:

    Wow! Great story. So sad for the poor postal worker. Gone the way of the dinosaurs. Where I live they make ends meet by delivering Amazon orders early in the morning and on weekends. A sign of the times.

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