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Day: April 12, 2019

Summer Calls

Summer Calls

Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo – each rising an octave higher, the screechy koel rouses me from a sweaty, restless slumber. Awash with light at 5 a.m.,my room is bright, the sun already high. I stretch out like a lazy cat, reluctantly to waken to another hot summer day. Rubbing sleep from my eyes, I look out on the lawn outside, the patchy green amid dusty trees. The sun high in a pale…

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