Scream
Sunil Sharma

Pigeons perched on
the wires,

drip
rain water
dripping
off their tiny bodies.

Suddenly
The flocks
fly into grey skies

terrified

of the angry blast of
a school bus,
idle
on an early-morning street,
in Mumbai.

Sunil Sharma is a Mumbai-based senior academic, critic, literary editor and author with 19 published books: Some solo, some joint. Sunil edits the English section of the monthly bilingual journal Setu published from Pittsburgh, USA: http://www.setumag.com/p/setu-home.html

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