|Praveen Paul, Kerala|
They stick to your side from dawn to dusk. They rest when you rest and chase you all the way if you get away. They actually have no wish to overtake you. Indeed, shadows are your true friends if ever there were any. In clear waters, you see them better.
[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.]