|Abhishek C. Jayaprakash, Kerala|
The universe seems to hold its breath. The leaves don’t move. The waters are still. The sunrays dip into their depths without as much as a crinkle. Everything is at rest. Except for the man on his daily rounds. Even his reflection is intact. The nature seems to be unaware of him.
[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.]