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.


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

17 thoughts on “The smell of wet Earth( <1 min read)

  1. Boy, isn’t that the darn truth!

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  2. A different one like it…

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    1. Thank you 🙂

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  3. That was a fast follow. I was about to comment and there it was- a notification!

    Btw, brilliant piece. Some truth that gets hidden with time, I guess. Well written. 😀

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    1. 😀 thank you

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      1. You’re welcome. 😀

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  4. So true beautifully written. 🌷

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    1. Thank you 😊

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  5. Well done. Good take on the prompt

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    1. Thank you 😊

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  6. Wow SREE its beautiful

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    1. 🙂 thank you

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