courtyard — 2

Maruti Naik
Jun 24, 2023



lie scattered
across my courtyard
like many flowers

early morning
some taken in
find place
at the feet of the lord
or in the goddesses hair

while some wither away
on the ground
the courtyard looks beautiful
as long as they are there
before finding redemption
in the red earth



Maruti Naik

I write to remember. I write to remain honest. I write to leave a bread crumb trail for my daughter. I write to relax. Trying to impress my better half, I write