“Wait” by Kanchan Chatterjee


He was
sitting there
alone, by the fire

draped in a
faded woolen rug,

I put my backpack down,
joined him

the train was late
by 2 hours

We sat
by the fire

and waited…


Kanchan Chatterjee is a 44 year old male executive, working in the ministry of finance, government of India. Although he does not have any literary background, he loves poetry and writes as and when he feels the urge. Some of his works have been
published in various online and print journals e.g. Mad House, Decanto, Mad Swirl, Eclectic eel, Jellyfish whisperer, Bare Hands Poetry etc. He is one of the nominees of this year’s Pushcart Award.

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