Tag Archives: sea

barren beach

barren beach it is the ebb it seems: the tide has left tiny corals naked like forever-dancing pale-faced stuffed monkeys under the glaze of the midday heat. the drought is settled even beside the sea upon this empty reach. the … Continue reading

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the falling ( a love story)

the falling (a love story) he feels she likes him she feels he likes her past iambic convos their arms brush electric as armrest fades to clouds this must be love astir floating from their bosoms flutterbies of light and … Continue reading

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the calm

the calm (from the collection: Mt. Tumantangis and Other Poems on Sulu) it haunts the people’s dream of comfort too. the cozy rooms, the furnished halls drive the cold out into the night and into the poor man’s house, it … Continue reading

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the waves of sulu

(All photos are courtesy of Harly Limlingan Marcuap of http://www.akrosdayunibers.com)   the waves of sulu a boy contemplates the nipa huts beneath the coconut trees as a patch firewoods for the sacrificial pyre and the land heaves beside the waves. … Continue reading

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dawn

  dawn the causeways rattle under sleepy feet waking to the call to prayer at dawn; winds snake from below the sea as sharp bites to a native reality and the tide gently laps to grace the burdened stilts.

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walking on sand & sea

walking on sand and sea how can i mark time with my footprints in the sand beneath glassy sea? © ssj 2017

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smiles

smiles drift longer, sparkles on an ocean’s crest teasing silent laughters from within the ocean’s ribs. the sea teaches the land

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