“Your mother is not well Sakharam,” the village doctor announced, “feed her mango from Nawab’s orchard.”
“An hour’s walk from the bus stop,” man spoke again before Sakharam could protest this unusual prescription, “mango fruits from Nawab’s orchard are medicinal.”
“Brother how far the famous mango orchard?” after almost an hour’s trek, the least he could do for his ailing mother, Sakharam asked a road side vendor, “ one with medicinal fruits!”
“God! Another one!” exclaimed the tea seller, “Nawab sold his orchard almost a decade back. A warehouse came up in its place. You have walked past it.”
Word Count : 99
This post is written in response to prompt of Carrotranch. In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that goes in search of trees. It cane one particular tree, a grove, woods, or forest. What makes the tree worth seeking? Go where the prompt leads!