Nikki felt most at home amidst Nature, basking in all its lush greenery and chirpy sounds. She got a high in getting her hands down and dirty, digging up the thickly fragrant mud from the Earth, freshly kissed by Rain. She adored flowers of every hue and kind in the world.
Sahil watched with a dual sense of joy and pride his potted plants sprouting into the most glorious flowers.
It´s been five years since the tragic gruesome murder of his child. No plausible reasons!
She thrust her school paper in her father´s hand as he read out loud –
´When I grow up, I want to be a ……..Gardener´
Much to his amusement of course that day! Today, their balcony garden is a soothing balm to his deepest wounds. As he watered the plants every morning, he showered blessings on his daughter´s pure tender soul. He smiled, spoke and caressed them lovingly just as she did.
Back to Nature, they cuddled in a beautiful reunion. This time, forever!
(Word Count: 171)
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