To a brutality of light that in another language might be what is
Waiting
Author: Zakariya Amataya
Published on: 12/2/2015 3:32:05 PM

No one believes

My heart is a rose

Sharp thorns for protection

To weather through the storm

Waiting

The season blossoms

Like a bird expecting summer

 

No one believes

My heart is a sword

Corrosion for protection

To weather through harsh time

Waiting

The season journeys

Like a navigator looking for wind

 

No one believes

My heart is a poem

Anxious exposition for protection

To survive the days

Waiting

The season passes

Like a revolutionist

Anticipating the end of an age

 



- translated from Thai by Noah Viernes
- photo by Jacques Smit
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