By Swati Mazta
Waking up at dawn, raise the curtains, Gaze at the snow-capped mountains From the Arctic room window. It seems a true treat for your eyes and your soul. Scan the mountain through plastic-insulated windows For Himalayan brown bears, snow leopards or ibex goats. May luck be with you next time! Till then, enjoy your love with fur on four paws. Relish lip-smacking hot black coffee In a beautiful ceramic blue cup! Munch on some coconut cookies All the time, think of the glee club. Hear the chirping of pigeons and magpies. As the breeze flows, the wind chimes tinkle. It feels pretty comfortable and soothing, Like someone pouring honey into the ears. As the day begins, Flush the body of toxins, Dry clean your body with warm water-soaked muslin Apply a little oil massage to rejuvenate your skin. Put on insulated, comfortable clothing -- A woollen cap, socks, fur boots. Keep yourself warm on this day -- A new day, a new beginning. Let go of tomorrow... Today is your day to shine. Oh, my dear, the little things keep you going. These little longings are tinkling!
Swati Mazta is an Assistant Professor in the department of English at the University of Ladakh, Kargil Campus, Khumbathang, Kargil, UT Ladakh, India.
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