One gray cat, alive and dead,
shoves the door with her soft head
to meet her shadow.
One leaf slips in. Two leaves. Three.
It seems both autumn and end
of summer outdoor.
We live all lives together.
They huddle and merge, and storms
part them again and more.
A native of Kolkata, India, Kushal Poddar writes poetry, scripts and prose and is published world wide. He authored "All Our Fictional Dreams," published in several anthologies in the Continent and in America. The forthcoming book is "A Place for Your Ghost Animals." Find more at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kushal-The-Poet/166552613396144