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The Need to Drink the Moonlight

A poem

Photo by Thais Morais on Unsplash

Who comforts you? now that the wheel has broken
grief is the constant. Hope the last word spoken.

— Rita Dove

There is nothing quiet about today-
the noise is still continuous,
the gray clouds have darkened the sky,
my sluggish words have rusted the pen.



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Priyanka Srivastava

Priyanka Srivastava


Editor of ShabdAaweg Review, Writer when I am free, Artist when my words are silent and reader when there are books which I love to read.