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Centerfold
     2013-12-30
I exist only
        In the magazine
        Folded on myself.

        I am a curve
        Far beyond reach.

        I am Lolita
        In your saliva.

        I am decorated
        Airbrushed
        Naked fantasy.

        I am unattainable,
        Inaccessible
        Unemotio......
A Spinster's Cry     2013-12-30
I would rather have a ghost        Sing a ghostly song        At least, I will have his company.        Dressed in this cursed spinster's silk,        I look like a carved saint.                 They say I may be better off a nun,        At least I can be the handmaiden of Jesus.......
Ma, It’s Dark Here     2013-12-30
Ma, it’s dark here        The candies are hanging beyond reach        I can only see the ceiling        The girls are outside laughing        And I only lay down here dreaming                 Ma, it’s dark here        I haven’t seen the sunshine since last spring        My tin soldie......
What is Red     2013-12-30
---For my Colorblind brother, the Malaysian poet Chian aka Red River        What is red?        I asked        And raised my silk red veil to your face        “Red”, you said        As red as summer tomatoes                 What is purple?        I asked.        With a finger pointed toward ......
Moon Water     2013-12-30
I want to bring you to my womb        The moon water lake!        To visit this wonderland        Look, look at the lava of the volcano
        Thick like honey, red as rubies        
A half-dead lumpish dragon floating         On the moon water        You are scared of
        ......
Where is Key West     2013-12-30
--To Chi’an        You packed and rushed to Key West        Holding the phone to my chest        Can’t you hear my heart beat like a drum?        Every minute is a journey to the moon        You said you were going to see        The most beautiful sunset        You said you couldn’t......
Watching Fireflies in KL on Xmas 1998     2013-12-30
We drove to see the fireflies        Surprised a night like this        No one but a boatman quietly rowing         Thousands of fireflies        Stars, moon and lightning        All at once   surreal        Fiery sparkles        dropped like rain        As if the angels were welding\......
Twist Of Fate     2013-12-30
Years ago        Mom went to the temple        She received a fortune stick saying,        "Your daughter will be in trouble.”        I met a psychic on the corner of the street        She said someone cast a spell on me        She said someone put that voodoo on me        "Yo......
Trembling lips     2013-12-30
I have been poisoned        By your nectar        The pains I took to hide my joy        Are sheer as crystal        I thought, soon this will pass         Aa… aches!  What a fool I was        The wind kisses, calling your name aloud        The music whispers, begging me to kiss yo......
Pain Is A Glass Of Champagne     2013-12-30
Joy is dangerous        It fills me with unspoken secrets        It evaporates so fast        Overflowing white foam        The pain lasts                 Wounds open the door        Shadows come and go        Deep cuts              Narrow road through the valley        Y......