I woke up in sudden shock,
hearing the buzzing sound of alarm.
Soft devotional music from the nearby temple,
kept ringing in my ears.
Fragrance from the burning camphor and sage,
filled my nose.
Shafts of early pale morning light,
slanted through the blinds into the room.
The rooster crowed,
here and there in the street.
The street light had,
slowly began to dim.
I took out my thin blanket slowly,
and reached my hands to the phone,
lying nearby me.
I looked at the time on the lock screen,
It was 5: oo am