The Day After

I woke up. Why not?
The coffee dripped
In my smiling cup
Birds had a fight
On my windowsill
I missed those who died
Overnight in Sierra Leone
Also in Geneva and Kathmandu
But here, at least here
The air conditioner hummed
Content with its lot


One response to “The Day After

  • Olive Tree

    I remember reading this on my email through the email subscription and thinking that I like it. You captured a sense of comfort and peaceful of our world away from the chaos of this world, but at the same time, I sensed an irony too there. We sure live in a secluded life sometimes, don’t we? Great job.

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