It’s Autumn now.
The fall, they say.
The trees have started shedding the withered leaves and
the soil have started embracing the same,
with all the love and warmth,
People wait for Spring.
The season with new flowers,
and longer days
But she always had a thing for Autumn.
She liked it colder,
she liked the silence and most of all,
she liked the rustling sound of those fallen leaves underneath her feet.
She remembered how one day,
she was walking on the same old streets.
The street was then a golden sheet of blanket enveloped with the weary leaves.
The trees slouched down,
the wind was heavy.
A familiar laugh accompanied with the cold breeze made her shiver,
and she was taken aback to see that,
it was him.
He looked happier,
his laugh wider.
Those hazel brown eyes were more sharper and beautiful than ever before.
“Dadddddy” an angelic face with an epitome of innocence whirled around him.
He called his little angel with her name,
and hugged his kid gently.
Few feets away, her heart skipped a beat.
The reel of flashbacks made it difficult for her to stand.
She drooped down on the same red and yellow leaves,
and stayed there numb and frozen,
till the night confined her into its darkness.
Since that day on,
life made her fall in love with those weary leaves,
with that cold breeze,
with those dense trees that confided her secret,
And since then, she was an Autumn girl.
♡ Priya Agarwal