Fireflies die, darkness is more stark

Yet, shrouded in timeless mystery

Swirls of dreams take refuge in vanishing luminescence

Savage clouds throw tantrums, lightning warnings

It feels that midnight will be delayed

At the cusp of strange anomalies

Malefic times etch random patterns

Like signs of an imminent cataclysm

Droplets settle on anxious somnolent life

On their way, the forceful downpour


2 thoughts on “Downpour

  1. You’ve described beautifully a recent storm that descended upon my world, Amitav! Since then we’ve made our way through a deadly heat dome and now we are in the midst of an early fire season, nature is asking us to wake up and quit sleepwalking through her beautiful environs…

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