Shuen

Malaysia

Shuen (Malaysia) liked Timeless Women by Brielle P. Chor (Singapore)

5 months ago

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Shuen (Malaysia) published:

Spoken

PROMPT: This I Believe

I believe in the power of words to come flying
swans whooping as they pass,
children with rain in their hands and eyes and hair,
healing breaths from a neem tree,
golden angsana leaves drifting like ocher snowstorms,
I believe that words fly.

I believe they are awake,
with agency to take on a life
of their own after our lips give them birth;
they are sentient children barreling through childhood into adolescence.
Some become adults, some stay
young and...

Seeking Peer Reviews

5 months ago

1

Shuen (Malaysia) published:

Spoken

PROMPT: This I Believe

I believe in the power of words to come flying
swans whooping as they pass,
children with rain in their hands and eyes and hair,
healing breaths from a neem tree,
golden angsana leaves drifting like ocher snowstorms,
I believe that words fly.

I believe they are awake,
with agency to take on a life
of their own after our lips give them birth;
they are sentient children barreling through childhood into adolescence.
Some become adults, some stay
young and...

Seeking Peer Reviews

5 months ago

Shuen (Malaysia) liked lemons and justice. by taz.jh (Hong Kong)

5 months ago