As I sat on my desk,
the most lethal weapon in my hand.
The world was afraid of what it would spill,
laden in blues, the plight of womanhood,
dirty black strokes of those, on the dais, stood,
crimson red, their death sentence,
just white, blank, good riddance,
the colours of my quill.
Arushi Singh is an undergraduate pursuing Bachelor of Science in Nursing from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh. She distinguishes herself as an avid reader and a novice writer and want to indulge more into this world of literature and creativity. To read more of her works check out her blog- Unfiltered.
Selected by the editor as a featured submission, February 2021.