marcel barang

Siriworn 2000-2004

In English, Reading matters on 28/08/2010 at 1:40 pm


Skin-deep beauty

My soul
As it senses
That though you have the beauty
Of a bride in the still of the night
It is but a reflection of the sun

Colours of war

The roared eructation
Of wilful destruction
Has faded
The Tigris chokes on
Red blood

Across the ocean
A mother wails
Before her son clad
In the national flag

Southern border 2004

Dinner now ready
Mother grows anxious
Peers through the veil of stealthy fog

Will the children reach home tonight?
What of their father? Will he be safe?
And the children’s school?
And what about their teacher?

  1. Wonderful.

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