|Mohamed Noufal, Sharjah|
As the sun rises, he leads his camel to the pastures for grazing. They leave a pair of trails across the desert. The shifting sand dunes erase their trails. They return at sunset, leaving new trails. A shepherd’s narrative is the same every day.
[This microtale was written for the above photograph, which won the second prize in the Greenstorm Nature Photography Contest 2020, and was published on the Greenstorm Foundation website.]