War and Peace

A bird flies to its nest.
A blast of fiery sunset
explodes with the onset
of attempts at peace.

Clouds glow. The moon
screams. Singed feathers
float incarnadined by bloody
lifeless shrouds. Tamam shud.

Mitali Chakravarty writes and edits for peace, love and harmony. In that spirit, she has founded an online journal, borderlessjournal.com, which has recently brought out its first anthology edited by Mitali, Monalisa No Longer Smiles: An Anthology of Writings from Across the World Read other articles by Mitali.