The smell of wet Earth( <1 min read)

‘Spread your hands…lift your toes…let your hair loose…look up at the sky…now shut your eyes and inhale the smell of wet Earth…’; she followed his instructions like a docile kid.

A moment later, she opened her eyes, shrugged her shoulders and heaved a long sigh – ‘I used to do this when I was small, you know…life was so simple back then, nah? But now…’

‘Maybe it’s still simple…it’s just that the 10 year-old you didn’t know how to complicate it…’, her counselor smiled.

photo by Sam Burriss via Unsplash
Written by Chirasree Bose for Three Line Tales, Week 76


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