Omen

When he was tying his shoelace, a lizard squealed -“Tick, tick”. He shuddered, “It had to do it, right now?”
In the narrow lane, a black cat came in his way. He closed his eyes, pretending he didn’t see it.
An old man sneezed out loud. He gritted, “Old scum…”
He missed the office bus. It was going to get worse – he won’t reach before his boss.
“Vinay, how long am I supposed to wait to give you this?”, his boss barked, holding an envelope.
His heart sank.
It turned out to be the increment. He smirked, “Bloody superstitions!”

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