The Tiny Heroes: Every Little Creature Counts

Yamini Hundare
5 min readDec 29, 2023

There was a village named “Bankur”, where everyone stayed together happily, everyone was treated the same.

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One day a wise man showed up and suggested let’s organise this world and make it a better place to live. He spoke with such charm that the villager feel in the trap.

Soon a hierarchy was formed, some become important and some got doomed. Everyone from the village was part of hierarchy — Humans, Animals, Birds but, Insects. When asked about the insects what should we do with them, where should they be placed. The wise man was dumbfounded, “ Insects, why do we even need them just exclude them from the hierarchy and throw them out” he said.

The villagers gathered and called upon the insects. The Bees, the flies, the little ants and everyone tiny. They asked them to walk out and clear the space. “This is our village” said the wise man. “We don’t have space for creatures like you, so empty the place and walk out”.

The insects felt sad, how can a wise man who just showed up asked them to leave the village where they had been living in harmony with all the humans, animals and birds. The king of the insects was angry and cursed the village. “A day will come when you will come begging asking for us to return, remember the insects will only return when you kick out the hierarchy and this wise…

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Yamini Hundare

I am an aspiring writer who loves to write about agile mindset, my own experiences and kids stories