dark night -
the bridge floats
in stars

bat wings -
the night spreads
tree by tree

on the balcony...
doodling daydreams


its patterns
in the dry reeds -
the wind

old fort -
rose hips cover the gashes
on its walls

Sanjukta's work has appeared in journals such as The Heron's Nest, Sketchbook, Frogpond and, recently, Acorn. She lives in the sleepy city of Belgaum in Karnataka, India.