Treasure Island

Ramesh Anand

(07-12-1980 / Kumbakonam)

Backstroke


Twilight sky;
breezing clouds,
rare rain droplets,
circling eagle,
homing mynahs,
winging doves,
wet autumn leaves,
scenting blossoms,
flirting butterfly,
chirping nippers,
skating boys,
swinging girls,
floating kids,
unwinding babies
from strollers
and wheeling
mothers,
spectators
on every floor,
from both sides,
all awakening my
evening
backstrokes.

Submitted: Saturday, January 21, 2012
Edited: Saturday, January 21, 2012
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