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The Big Blue Butterfly

Lying on the grass, she lazily watched a butterfly hopping from one flower to another. "Each flower must be having nectar of different taste," she wondered. The butterfly was sitting on one flower for a few seconds, only to flutter and sit on some other one. The air was heavy with the scent of wild flowers. Red, white, purple, pink-there was a riot of colors surrounding her. To add to this small heaven, a large blue butterfly was flying like an angel. She smiled at herself. Isn't her life also the same as that of the blue butterfly?
"...No Ma, I have to go. It is my way to my dream job. I'll go." She screamed, before her parents finally relented to her wish. She packed her bags, went off to achieve her dreams, leaving her parents in their small dirty town which couldn't offer much to her career. Little did she know then that her journey would take her away from her parents, letting her visit them only twice a year. Meeting her closest friends became a …