poems written on water

Maruti Naik
Jul 1, 2023
Photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash

poems written on water
float on
some words evaporate
they prefer the air
some fight
till the very end
yet find themselves
in drains

a few
reach the ocean
of which
some wash up
on the beach
carried by furious waves
entombed by our filth

the rest
bookmarked
find a home
find peace

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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