Friday, 6 May 2016



I smell darkness
in the bloody dawn
when tooth and nail
of man hunters* glint.
Their whispers
reek of gargantuan carcasses
numbing my nostrils.
Are the rose blooming days
a distant dream?

*Recent Assembly election in my State saw atrocities to rig polls by the ruling party who left no stone unturned to resort to this violence. However in most cases the police and military came to the rescue and people could vote though shooting and murders could not be averted.

Posted for Sanaa’s Prompt Nights – Nothing is more memorable than Scent @ A Dash Of Sunny
Shared with Poetry Pantry @ Poets United