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

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

I offer you
a note, syncing
apiece – melody

You take me
tuned, to key
a story – frayed


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.