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Petrichor Rising

The petrichor is evanescent, but what the rain does for the earth lasts longer…

Sana Rose
Sana Rose
May 1, 2020 · 1 min read

Thoughts go nimble,
mizzle drops caress his cheek
and her smile.

There was summer
in his soul, and winter
in her heart.

The snow thawed
to rain into his parched soul,
petrichor rising.

In solitude, he sees
the sun rays disperse into
a thousand rainbows.

In his eyes, she sees
the clouds parting ways to
make way for light.

He follows the rainbows,
she awaits in anticipation
for the first rain.

Her invitation
had taken him home to himself,
the downpour followed.

She was there, watching.
The earth stretching between them
sponged the rain -

then, sighed,
petrichor rising...

Sana Rose 2020

Sana Rose is an award-nominated novelist, poet, physician, counseling professional, freelance writer and mom. She is based out of Kerala, India. Her debut novel Sandcastles was shortlisted for ARL Literary Awards 2018 for Best Author soon after publication.

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Author, Poet, Physician, Mental Health Counsellor, Mom | Self, Mental Health, Writing, Creativity, Productivity, Parenting, Poetry | www.sanarose.com

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