I See Summer

I remember a little purple room.
I see a little ray of sunlight streaming like a ribbon through the blurry panes of the old wooden window
I see a sequinned curtain catching the light, throwing billion little rainbows on the wall by its side
I hear the distant sound of a koel cooing post her afternoon nap
I see a lavender wall plastered with old photographs, unmindful sketches, random written phrases & Harry Potter cut-outs
I see a curved terrace, a myriad of chunris, tied to a cane swing, billowing in the wind
I hear Euphoria singing Maeri
I feel the warm noon breeze tugging at the ferns in a pot
I hear the girly giggles & laughter of friends tumbling over a pillow fight
I smell musty books as I lean closer to the wooden shelf
I smell sweet tea laced with ginger & cardamom
I hear shrieks & shouts of a game of gully cricket
I see a 15 yr old me on a pink cycle – daddy’s birthday gift. I feel sweat, tired from a ride
I smell fresh baked nankatais as the neighbourhood bakery opens
I see twilight
I see a summer from the memory book, clumsy & innocent

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Author: That Nerd Girl

The contradicting two faced Gemini. Loves books, bikes, Metallica, chai, binge watching series, tattoos, discotheques, high heels, sweatshirts, cricket, soft toys, superheroes and peacock feathers. Dreams about owing the Beast's library. Cries every-time during Lord of the Rings. Has an opinion on everything.

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