Wednesday 24 February 2021


Chinmoy Biswas, West Bengal

He sits on the tip of the boat, lost in thought, perhaps waiting for his master. The last cargo for the day is loaded. He watches the jute stacks, the river flowing quietly around them in spite of the impending shower. Perhaps the waves wish not to disturb their reflections.

[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.]