My first day at earth...
It was the midnight of 11th October 1988, when I mark my first footstep on earth. It was dark outside when I came out from the
spaceship. I felt sleepy at first and therefore, my mind went out of
focus. When I recovered my senses, I was wonderstrucked. This is because
a bulk of peoples were starring and laughing at me. Their devil like
smiles threatened me a lot and I started crying with confusion. But then
I saw a lovely lady who was coming towards me. She took me in her hands
and kissed my head. This act really made me relaxed and I was feeling
myself in safe hands. All of a sudden, my heart started beating fast as
she was giving me to a bearded man. I started crying again, trying my
best to not to loose her company but nothing is going my way in this new
world. That bearded man started exhibiting me to his relatives. “Stop
it” , I said. There was no one who can understand me. But suddenly, a
girlish voice came from my behind and she said, “Give him to me Saleem!
He is totally confused”. Then I recalled the information provided to me
before the journey. According to that information, the one who
understands your language on earth is your mother. I was taught to trust
her and her husband ( my father ) as no one is more trustworthy than
And the story begins……..