Vera Sidhwa


Message Not in a Bottle


The wind brought your message,
To my window sill,
As I picked up the leaf,
With more messages still.

I gazed at it intricacies,
I wondered what it was about.
The leaf sang my praise instead,
That I was pretty and smart no doubt.

Now how did that leaf,
Endowed with so much knowledge,
Have the courage,
To sit on a stranger's window sill,
And give out such a message.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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