• Bonsaic Verses

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    On the ring and rim
    we’re nothing but embers in
    the fleeting moment

    nesting season
    every bird chooses
    its own tree

    selfie-
    the narcissism
    that fuels facebook

    birds on the roof
    and the swaying trees-
    morning rhapsody

    raging Santi
    could not calm his inner storm-
    autumn symphony

    missing your smile-
    the autumn moon
    still out of sight

    text and the city
    poetry on my cp
    ain’t that groovy?

    drifting into now
    with Bocelli’s Romanza-
    evening resonance

    some flowers
    will not thrive with poetry
    they need fiction

    after the rainfall-
    the scent of the midnight bloom
    fleeting with the breeze

    waiting for
    the evening train
    or a time warp

    here i am nothing
    but a passing pilgrim

    your gentle eyes
    they too are a couplet
    of lyric gaze
    but i know not how
    would they rhyme with mine

    wounding deeper
    & deeper the unhealed wound-
    mind the now
    mend the now
    O Mindanao!

    morning rain-
    stickings my tongue out to taste
    its syllabled drops

    if you want to sign
    your name on the sands of time
    don’t perish the thought

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