The streets are empty with no one in sight,
I check the big clock of the tower
behind the basilic of Saint Francis of Assisi.
It’s 2 o’clock on a mid-summer Tuesday afternoon.
My heart’s hitting the walls of its all so tight ribcage,
as I need to cross the brightly lit square
and go to the other side.
Indian Ruminations (ISSN:2249-2062), since its inception,ithas been a platform that showcases creative expressions in Literature. IR was launched on May 16th 2010 by renowned historian and Padmabhushan Awardee Prof. KN Panicker. On our decade long journey, we published numerous poetry, fiction and non-fiction by authors from various nationalities and on diverse topics.