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Febrile

"Stay Occupied" - Muntinlupa, 01 October 2015
“Stay Occupied” – Muntinlupa, 01 October 2015

writing

a postcard

and verses

as i

lay here;

face flushed

pink

with fever;

bright scent

of bergamot

soothing

my heavy

head.

 

no lines

to speak,

no words

to utter:

my throat

all aflame

with pain,

lips parched;

cracking.

 

and i

question

my acts:

decisions made,

days lived

out

in ennui

in toil

till my

body

falls apart

soul wearies

mind shatters.

 

and i

know not

how much

more

i can

take

before i

wither

fade

disappear entirely.

 

and i

dread asking:

will i

be there –

safe

sane

sound

whole –

when you

return…

 

or will

i

be but

a memory?

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Author:

Midge started her career in PR writing at seventeen when she began drafting documentaries for a government-run television station in the Philippines. Since then, she made a career in advertising and public relations which ended earlier this year. These days, she works for a corporate governance advocacy in Makati. Aside from what she does for a living and her poetry, she has turned her home kitchen into a personal culinary lab and is currently working on another novel.

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