|Gokul Krishnan V., Kerala|
Was it the fight in its heart or the fire in its belly that kept the ant hanging on? Was the flow too rapid or the waters too deep? What made the other slip and fall into the fathoms? Will another lifeboat float this way soon? Will it scramble up in time?
[This microtale was written for the above photograph, which was shortlisted in the Greenstorm Nature Photography Contest 2020, and was published on the Greenstorm Foundation website.]