Thursday, April 7, 2011

NaPoWriMo 2011 - #7

# 7

do not agitate

Today's poem is inspired by the Qing Ming festival, which I observed today.

on visiting you during qing ming

after cleaning the dust
off your portrait

on that cold marble slab
it looks like i have only

lost you

but it has been seventeen long
years and every qing ming

i am here
and you smile

that youthful eternal smile
but i have grown older

more grey hairs
and i told you so

and you will have
probably laughed

and cried and
made me promise

to visit you again
on more days



© cheong lee san ( dsnake1 ), 2011

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