Walk home in the rain

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by Deeksha Koul

Late afternoon is plaintive

the wind sweeps cool

the air is wet with rain

the leaves whisper shy secrets

clustered in treetop exchanges.

Here I am very far from myself.

So I do not disturb the afternoon

I tread quietly home.

About the author

Deeksha Koul is studying a combined Law and Civil Engineering undergraduate degree at the University of Western Australia. Each morning, she rises early, spends some time listening in the quiet, and writing what she hears.

Works published on Trove:
  1. How my blood runs when I love you - Volume 4, Issue 2
  2. Walk home in the rain - Volume 4, Issue 2