though I know there are many mysteries about you
but there is this one thing that always keeps me on my toes
everytime when my sludgy white
mixes with your thick red
the aftereffect surprises me like hell.
When I smell petrichor, I wonder
how do you manage to smell
like that every time?
as if it was the maiden rain over you
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13 Comments Add yours

  1. How did you come across that word? Petrichor?

    1. Neeraj says:

      I wanted to write “scent of earth after first rain” for the first time and then I googled to found this word. I just been lucky I guess πŸ˜‰

    2. Neeraj says:

      You’re welcome.. Thank you for reading πŸ™‚

  2. Chatty Owl says:

    Now you surprised me……
    What really happens when white and red mix together? I assume it becomes a colour of alluring pink? πŸ™‚
    This is beautiful, dear..

    1. Neeraj says:

      Lol. I’m not sure about the resulted color, yeah it may be pink as you mentioned. but It is the smell – the reason of my curiosity πŸ™‚ Thank you!!

  3. words4jp says:

    i find this to be a very interesting piece – i can see a double entendre – am I seeing right? or am I just cuckoo?

    1. Neeraj says:

      I intended it one way yet I know it does carry few messages. If you have many interpretation, trust that I wanted to convey the stronger one πŸ™‚

  4. Matrone Bell says:

    Thats a great use of the word Petrichor πŸ˜€ Nicely done

    1. Neeraj says:

      Thank you πŸ˜€

  5. ladywhispers says:

    Beautiful. It just rained here and I smelled it and then I read this :))

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