Unmusically

by on Aug 11, 2015

You ask me
to write about
you – a sonnet
or two;

I ask you
to encore me
alive – a bard
anew;

You say: I
soul you, seal
us – a lyrical
duel.

I offer you
a note, syncing
apiece – melody
mute.

You take me
tuned, to key
a story – frayed
loops.

 


Sheikha A. is the author of a short poetry collection titled Spaced (Hammer and Anvil Books, 2013), available on Kindle. Her poems have been published in numerous zines/anthologies, the track of which is kept on her blog Write Me, Saudade. She edits poetry for eFiction India.

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