I’m strolling in my garden quietly,
When sad thoughts have accumulated on the canvas of my mind,
Just like the dark clouds in the sky.
And lo! There’s a downpour.
Not a heavy one, but a pleasant drizzle.
Something like happy tears.
I shield myself from the strokes,
And run towards the porch.
Suddenly, there’s an heavy outburst.
I look around the garden, when I see;
The jasmine plant swaying in delight.
The mango tree shedding some of its fruits in joy.
The leaves, the petals of the hibiscus and the peacock flower have formed
A carpet of myriad colours.
I walk on it, feeling the spring
Beneath my feet.
The showers have stopped.
I glance at the clear sky.
The clouds are no longer there
And so are my thoughts.