Outside the window

From the noisy bustling office

warm, musty and dark

shards of bright light stream in

branch shadows dance on the desk

swirling, twisting, slowly then quickly

as I stare at the window

light fluffy clouds race by

they tease me to join them

the empty trees sway in the breeze

the world looks silent through the window

my mind wanders, to faraway places

to distant lands, to sun kissed oceans

my dreams take me away from my desk

to warmth, colour and squeals of delight

distant forests with chattering birds

floating lazily in downstream backwaters

hot sandy beaches and ice cold beer

a ring of the phone

I’m back in reality

gazing once more

outside the window

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Transportation

chocolate

 

A sphere of white chocolate

A bright yellow band

An innocent look

Lush in my mouth

Oozes creamy chocolate

Laced with moijito

Melts in my mouth

I close my eyes

Just for a moment

I hear the waves of the sea

Feel the warmth of sun

Cocktails of an evening

Transported back

From this cold place

To paradise