Watermelon

I ate a water melon slice,

sank right into my teeth and scented my mouth summer,

down dripped the sweetness of a lazy afternoon under bougainvillea boughs watching ants marching to and fro

and cicada nights lit with kerosene lamps where somewhere plays a radio.

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Priscilla Prerna Rai

Priscilla Prerna Rai

Writer of sorts Vancouver | Himalayan