The Cosmic Dangling

On a Ramble
by Sujatha Warrier

Legs dangling over the edge of the horizon
Feet splashing in the Milky Way
Watching the moon as it turns a corner
And stars light up and disappear
Drenching in the glow of a meteoric shower
In the wake of a comet’s dusty trail
Basking in the aura of an approaching dawn
Before the sun is well on its way
Evading a blinding encounter
I steal away from its glaring gaze
To a farther edge of the horizon
Beyond the reach of its scorching rays
To dangle my legs and splash my feet
In the cosmic brook once again.


Sujatha Warrier works as writer, editor, researcher and translator. Her poems have been featured by a few online literary societies and journals such as Oz Poetic Society, Shot Glass Journal, Muse India, etc. Her poems have also been included in a few anthologies, the latest being Synthesis (An International Duet-Poetry Anthology), Anthesis (An International Anthology of Poems), Suvarnarekha (An Anthology of Indian Women Poets Writing in English), and World Anthology of Poems on Global Harmony and Peace.


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I am a dreamer, as well as a doer, who lives in the North Georgia mountains. I started my publishing journey August of 2013, have had moderate success, but my utmost passion is my "daytime" job, which is working with adults who are constantly striving to better their lives as they obtain the GED credential.

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