Libana Jaleel

Pursuing BA in English literature. Author of a poetry book “Desire Dream Dare”, a collection of 101 poems.
Lockdown
Poem

Lockdown

-I- An entire year is greeted With utmost ecstasy “Happy new year” “Have a bright year ahead” A Couple of months passed With different hue Relished the days like a Slave being released from his enslavement, not knowing Further Fetched with hope, as always. A sudden thud begins Devastated and shrugged whilst Enquiring the reason Yet, it’s about a few weeks, Maybe like arid situation in An area. Summer, the flickering sun The relishing activities Halted from being relishing. Monsoon, the petrichor, felt Suffocated without inhaling And exhaling Sensing the dew to our Withered body, to feel alive Is being disordered. Winter, the flakes, melted Without my presence. Meadows being isolated Without the touch of my Toe. -II- However, days being Relished enthusiastic...