The man who helped a bird


A friend in need is a friend indeed! Cheers to all my lovely friends. Friendship implies to both humans and animals. A friend of mine is a humble and caring person. He found a bird that was wounded and took it home. The bird had broken its wings and was bleeding. He nursed it, bought bird feed and is taking care of the abandoned bird.

It feels great to know such a wonderful person. Values and morals taught at a younger age would result in such a behavior. Most of us would not take such a risk and care for the bird. He even contacted the animal and bird rescue centers and has not received effective response from them. I would like to call him as the Bird-man. People are trying to kill people these days and the majority of us do not care for animals or birds. This small kind act by this man is commendable. He has saved a life!

The bird looks like a pigeon but it is not. The bird is recuperating and it looks like its feathers are growing back again. Hope it gets alright soon and would start to fly. My friend helped this helpless bird and it’s a great quality of him. In life, the good deeds we do always come back to us in some way or the other. You must see the picture of the bird that my friend sent to me and it is really cute. My friend wanted to stay anonymous in my story. Hope the bird gets well and is ready to fly. After all, what do birds do, they have to fly.

My friend already has an emotional connect with the bird and takes great care of it. I just can’t imagine his sorrow when the bird would be ready to fly and it leaves him. This is a tale of two beautiful souls and I wanted people to hear this story through this platform. Please share your feedback and views regarding the bird and provide any help that it could receive from the bird rescue centers. I also want to know if anyone else has faced a similar situation or got in touch with any bird care center. I also would like to tell everyone to show care to animals and birds. Hoping for the best for the bird and my friend!

Cover Image Credit: Chanaka Madusanka
Cover Image Credit: Chanaka Madusanka
Cover Image Credit: Chanaka Madusanka
Cover Image Credit: Chanaka Madusanka

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To The Friends I Won't Talk To After High School

I sincerely hope, every great quality I saw in you, was imprinted on the world.


So, for the last four years I’ve seen you almost everyday. I’ve learned about your annoying little brother, your dogs and your crazy weekend stories. I’ve seen you rock the awful freshman year fashion, date, attend homecoming, study for AP tests, and get accepted into college.

Thank you for asking me about my day, filling me in on your boy drama and giving me the World History homework. Thank you for complimenting my outfits, laughing at me presenting in class and listening to me complain about my parents. Thank you for sending me your Quizlets and being excited for my accomplishments- every single one of them. I appreciate it all because I know that soon I won’t really see you again. And that makes me sad. I’ll no longer see your face every Monday morning, wave hello to you in the hallways or eat lunch with you ever again. We won't live in the same city and sooner or later you might even forget my name.

We didn’t hang out after school but none the less you impacted me in a huge way. You supported my passions, stood up for me and made me laugh. You gave me advice on life the way you saw it and you didn’t have to but you did. I think maybe in just the smallest way, you influenced me. You made me believe that there’s lots of good people in this world that are nice just because they can be. You were real with me and that's all I can really ask for. We were never in the same friend group or got together on the weekends but you were still a good friend to me. You saw me grow up before your eyes and watched me walk into class late with Starbucks every day. I think people like you don’t get enough credit because I might not talk to you after high school but you are still so important to me. So thanks.

With that said, I truly hope that our paths cross one day in the future. You can tell me about how your brothers doing or how you regret the college you picked. Or maybe one day I’ll see you in the grocery store with a ring on your finger and I’ll be so happy you finally got what you deserved so many guys ago.

And if we ever do cross paths, I sincerely hope you became everything you wanted to be. I hope you traveled to Italy, got your dream job and found the love of your life. I hope you have beautiful children and a fluffy dog named Charlie. I hope you found success in love before wealth and I hope you depended on yourself for happiness before anything else. I hope you visited your mom in college and I hope you hugged your little sister every chance you got. She’s in high school now and you always tell her how that was the time of your life. I sincerely hope, every great quality I saw in you, was imprinted on the world.

And hey, maybe I’ll see you at the reunion and maybe just maybe you’ll remember my face. If so, I’d like to catch up, coffee?



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