“Seema, parents have come.” Said Radha with gleeful eyes.

“But if I’m chosen today, you will be left alone Radha.” Said Seema.

“Don’t worry. We’re never chosen. 

Everyone wants babies. I don’t understand why they don’t want us.”

“Yes.. that’s true. Babies cry and poop and cry and still everyone wants them. Whereas we can wash our clothes, clean utensils, yet no one wants us”

“Hush!! Mam is coming. Let’s get back to class. It would be lunch soon. And parents will come to look for a baby to adopt.”



90 words microfiction.