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the air sweat before it rains

our humid eyes
calm as clouds
rainy season and still
swollen smile
four peso pedicab
takes me one mile
why did he
brake for me
a banana leaf wider than my head
"for you" he said
"the rain is coming"
and i

a good memory from the philippines

8 Jun 04

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nice. the title is so good i'd like to hang it on my wall or wear it taped to my inner thigh all day.
 — hank

this is amazung! xaimphlab would be proudness...
 — unknown

'calm as clouds', thats will be in my head for a while.
I like the ending alot too.
 — Bruce

it's the kinda poem i can read atleat once a day! love it!
 — Odin

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