Lake cottage

On the edge of a lake,

A cottage,

Nestling among trees,

A mere spec from the shore.

Some songs un-born,

Reside in a grieving heart,

Seeking solitude in that

Already-isolated community

Fleeing from contact!

Sunil Sharma is Mumbai-based senior academic, critic, literary editor and author with 19 published books: Six collections of poetry; two of short fiction; one novel; a critical study of the novel, and, eight joint anthologies on prose, poetry and criticism, and, one joint poetry collection. He is a recipient of the UK-based Destiny Poets’ inaugural Poet of the Year award---2012. His poems were published in the prestigious UN project: Happiness: The Delight-Tree: An Anthology of Contemporary International Poetry, in the year 2015.

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