Day 25- Write a poem that includes all of the following words: pistachio, ink, pebble, weather, varnish.
Pistachio is the flavour of the ice-cream
that used to wait outside your school compound.
Ink is the colour of smudged kajal
when you realise that this is what ‘growing-up’ feels like.
Pebble is the feeling of smoothness
when you stroke his cheek just after he’s shaved.
Weather is the hurricane
that wreaks havoc in your mind with a torrential downpour of sadness.
Varnish is cool and dangerous-smelling;
it’s what you paint over your memories to turn them into something shiny.