tick tock

Maruti Naik
Oct 13, 2023
Photo by Peter Forster on Unsplash

the night shields
our secrets
our lies
our misery

how burdened
she must feel
how eagerly
she must wait
for daybreak
and rest awhile

not that
the day has it any better
he must deal with
the curses that follow
as all is revealed

the time is nearing
when both will join forces
and give it all back
like nature inevitably does
once it has enough
of our looking away
of our pretence

tick tock…

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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