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King of All Fruits

Eating Mangoes could be a privilege in those places where they are in abundance. Contrary to the belief of taste, our orchid guide used to instruct about the necessity of picking up every mango, be it raw or ripe. The reasons were animals and other infestations. In the upper roof of our house where mangoes were kept in dried grass and jute bags, we sat and ate to our contentment. Say it now for the love of fruit, as few we can afford in high rising prices, each piece seems like eternal nectar. Life may be of a span but in due time, we lived beyond ourselves.


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violets in summer grass
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