The Ganges is a slender crescent here.
A stray Shushuk** swims fast
towards its lost pod.
To the delighted fishermen,
seems surprisingly heavy.
*Cherita is a poetic form [1-2-3] of three stanzas telling a story. The first one has one line the second, two and the final stanza has three lines. Cherita is a Malay word for story/tale. This form was created by al li
**Shushuk is the local name for Ganges dolphin
This is my first attempt at a Cherita. I’m inspired by our dear friend Celestine Nudanu (Reading Pleasure) who writes them beautifully.
Posted for Poetry Pantry #363 @ Poets United