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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