There’s something about the hills… (part 2)

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Uttarkashi, India

 

What makes a place truly memorable?

So  much that you literally fall in love with it?

So much that you wanna come back and make it your own?

Its not just the hills, the rivers, the chill and the sky…

Its something more…

a lot more…

Something that strikes a chord

somewhere deep in your heart,

Something that makes you believe

you belong nowhere else

from the start,

Something that touches

your very soul

and pulls out the inner child

that’s now forgotten and old,

Nothing in this world

holds the power to do this

than the power of love…

The selfless love of the people

who make you feel their own,

the warmth in their heart,

the joy in their eyes,

the spring in their stride

when they welcome you home.

There is a distinct pleasure

in exploring a place

through the eyes of the people,

walking the roads

they have traversed for ages,

so much that even the grain of dirt

off the path sings their name,

the waters of the rivers,

gush about their travails

and the moon whispers

their escapades.

There is great joy in

living their life for a day,

sharing their food,

chatting away…

being their guests,

but feeling like family anyway…

It is all of these little things

that truly make one

fall in love with a place

all over again….

© Apurva

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About Apurva

Unabashed introvert, closet extrovert with artistic female obsession, hormonal male obsession, a penchant for wit and humour, crazy belly dancer, emotional fool, yet sober and boisterous kid lover, is running away with treasures and secrets from the darkest corners of her mind. Kindly catch her if you can and send her to love's eternal prison

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