Sandra Martyres

(5th October / Mumbai - India)

Walking in the Rain


Walking in the Rain
Sharing an umbrella
A chance to get closer
And cling to each other
Without attracting the
Unwanted attention
And comments from
The city’s idle passers by
Whose furtive glances
Can spoil all chances
Of enjoying some quiet
Moments of togetherness and fun

Submitted: Friday, September 04, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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  • Anand Madhukar (9/16/2009 9:58:00 AM)

    Brilliant and beautiful, rich with the frustration and furtiveness of lovers desperate to find quiet and privacy in a noisy and intrusive cityscape. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (9/9/2009 5:19:00 AM)

    How lovely. You and your close friend
    are in tune with the raindrops.
    This is enchanting, Sandra.

    Warm wishes,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Ben Gieske (9/8/2009 1:45:00 PM)

    Very nicely presented. This could actually be an extension of a haiku I read with the picture of two huddled under an umbrella. (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (9/5/2009 11:20:00 AM)

    Probably those furtive glance-casting others are envying your closeness..wishing they could share an umbrella with somebody..wonderful little synopsis of part of one day out of a life..(smile) (Report) Reply

  • Meggie Gultiano (9/4/2009 7:43:00 PM)

    Whose furtive glances
    Can spoil all chances
    ..............................
    Aha....i dont' care either those furtive glances of passersby
    so long as i enjoy his company in my umbrella.This is cute. (Report) Reply

  • ~ Jon London ~ (9/4/2009 7:10:00 AM)

    A beautiful write my dear Sandra, glowing with romantic verse...a wonderful piece which deserves more than a ten 10...........beautiful (Report) Reply

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