The lone bamboo -- poetry by Shivi Dixit
Kept alone on a rack
was the lone bamboo.
Its stem had a tiny crack
and green leaves bore dew.
Then its leaves wilted,
and cracks deepened before time
Today it’s dead.
But yesterday, it looked just fine.
Shivi Dixit is a high school student, currently preparing for the medical entrance exam. She writes short horror stories and poems as a hobby, as of now. Using the power of words, she aspires to create something that makes people feel every emotion, one at a time. She can be reached at her instagram handle @shivi____dixit.