Wind rips through
Tall glass buildings
gather the echoes.
Freezing rain cloaks
the city in
like sticky sorrow.
And then, rain
Washing away sleet,
the smell of barbeque sauce,
The city retreats
shivering in their
6 thoughts on “Alien Winter — III”
Bhaswati: I loved “Alien Winter — III” as much as I had loved the previous two in this series/trilogy.
Oh, Mohsin, thank you so much for taking the time to read and comment. Means a lot to me.
Enjoyed reading all the alien winters 🙂 you have captured it very well. Cheers!!!
So glad to have you here, Alung! Thanks for your kind words. 🙂
Never found this season so aptly painted, Bhaswati. By the way, it fits into the climate we have here right now!
Achyut, you echo my thoughts. Winter seems to be so obstinately present that I am wondering if we will have a summer this year (spring is out of the question, of course).