Tag Archives: Ha Kiet Chau

American Boxer

My backbone curls on the hood of a red corvette. Ciao Southern California. Peeking through one hand, Skies never understood the concept of forever. Neither did you. Partial angles of light, a triangle here, a square there, Black and orange … Continue reading

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Blossoming Zhou Civilization

A feminine Adam, a masculine Eve ponder their reality In a thief’s cringing love poem. Sore shoulders unwind against the timbered flesh Of a plum blossom tree. Sitting side by side, this man, this woman, on this Jing-Zhe, This wakening … Continue reading

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Weak Abandonment

It was not like I allowed it to happen. My arms were weak as twigs And my heart thumped like a thunderstorm. The day he left the house. His right arm waved farewell to me and Mama. From a distance … Continue reading

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Conformity In The Streets

My legs carry me among women and men, babies and children. I wince at the glare of the frying sun. My body shifts in unbalanced strides, but no one sees me. The New York wind combs And straightens my messy … Continue reading

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White-Hot

When I part the curtains today, I see rain falling. Isn’t summer just yesterday? A fast change of weather, a fast change of mind, A flip and a flop of dry and wet, a Distraction from this instant when a … Continue reading

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