rainy morning

Maruti Naik
Jul 27, 2023


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sun rays
bounce off
her watch or mine
unclasped in a hurry
now domiciled
on a table
by the bedside
few bookmarks
unfinished work
an ash tray
the fire long quenched
smoke sprawled
on the pillow somewhere

dust rises up
to the ceiling
the shadows
complete their dance
in silence



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