Category Archives: outdoors

An April Milan Morning

a wet Milan clung to my over-sized coat in dewy splotches that shivered and fell, brooked into clean green water- still, then slow and quiet flow, the shrubs on the bank shrugged, nonchalant in the presence of beauty.   Linking … Continue reading

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The First Raindrops

The earth flush, Freshly wet, No more a hothead As the water flows But a rain-portrait, Suffused with a fleeting sense Of self as can be. I’m waiting too For such a moment. P. S – Linked to Trifecta

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A nightly sea

She had shades of darkness to wrap around. Her iris glinted blue now and then green again. The pupil was rock-black at night and slate-grey in the day. Me- I was just dust on her cheek, dust she might decide … Continue reading

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it came too soon

a struggling-to-be-up morning that croaked its way to seven i peeped to no peepul it lay on its side, up- rooted, there was no road, only rubble random and dust sky-high the crater next door had grown over-night my own … Continue reading

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Moonshine Madness

i am the sun seeking the moon ever-elusive, the harder i seek you, my rays piercing every inch of sky-blue expanse, the sky whitened and me- an angry orange ball of fury, seething while you hide behind this cloud or … Continue reading

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heat and unhot

The asphalt was acting especially vengeful as if 2 was an hour it wished to  send up in vapor, if not smoke. Milk would churn out butter without breaking into a sweat in this weather. I saw evidence a few … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Beauty

i see you in the ocean-blue of a tranquil sea, the gorgeous green of new new leaves, the jet black of my mother’s hair, the faint down on a baby neck.   i see you in bristly mascara-fed lashes, lissome legs, laces … Continue reading

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Be good

be good while you splash, lick the salt and water sticks, your skirt floats…   be good while you imbibe spirited lemon-wedge, cross your legs and lean back, close your eyes and just be, lean against to gain balance, so … Continue reading

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Mud and Music

i thought i was played out splayed feet tried and tired flesh limp in its bag of mottled skin until winter whipped fresh fire and i found music in the way the jacaranda shed its lilac in sweet lilts to a warmly … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest

when life and  art mingle like a squishy tomato smattered and spreading live art on the wall, when life gives you the slip and lies its way to art, hangs out the window, bold and uncurtained, when you separate tradition … Continue reading

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