What an image to work with Nekneeraj!
It felt strange, being alone in this place after such a traumatic descent. Yet there was a peaceful presence surrounding him, one which soothed away the anguish, fear and acceptance of failure.
They were coming for him, and he was so glad to be alive.
He may not have reached the Moon, but these magnificent Sunflowers had certainly reached for him.
He smiled at the irony.