POETRY | NOSTALGIA

In the Grey Days

When I look back, I need these.

Sana Rose
Sana Rose
Apr 28, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by Lachlan Gowen on Unsplash

That clutter,
I want it —
a wobbly table
splattered with books,
yellowed pages,
dog-eared and loved.

A window
letting in the sun rays
trespassing the clouds,
falling on my pages
filled with careless scrawls
of endless journeys.

A creaky bed
with sunken mattress
and lofty stories
of fire and ice.

A pen squirting
ink of all times,
dead and dry,
live and moist,
and with colors
of tomorrows, invisible
to the wide open eyes
and air-tight-lidded hearts.

A jaded soul, studded
with teardrops,
memories of smiles
and the glint in your eyes
from every time
you looked at me.

I want it all when I can
neither fade
nor stay.

© Sana Rose 2020

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Sana Rose is an award-nominated novelist, poet, physician, counseling professional and freelance writer based in Kerala, India. Connect with her at Instagram and Twitter.

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