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The sunflowers turned away from the sun to look at him. He felt their gaze on him from the side of his eyes.
This must be the most interesting thing that has happened on this farm, one sunflower quipped in his plant language.
He felt like a display piece, and might as well have been naked, for he certainly felt so.
She was smiling at him.
God she’s enjoying this.
She was the same and yet she was different. With the power she held over him right now she was to him a terrifying beast hiding in that petite little body.
For she could destroy him with a simple NO!
And yet he realized almost on a conscious level, that one had to go on even if the risk was being destroyed, be willing to get burned , and to hand this beast that held his fate, a flower, even if she destroyed him.
He exhaled deeply under the gaze of the sun, the earth, the sunflowers and the terrible-beautiful beast standing in front of him, and slowly began.. faltering at first, then finding his ground.
“Umm.. I LOVE YOU! I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED YOU. AND WHATEVER YOUR ANSWER, I ALWAYS WILL. ”
The beast paused, even though she hadn’t been saying anything, then exhaled herself and began…