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Musings After Kahlo

"La Columna Rota" - Frida Kahlo, 1944
“La Columna Rota” – Frida Kahlo, 1944

let it
not be
said
that the
broken
that the
battered
that the
shattered
have no
worth.

broken hearts
still beat,
fractured limbs
still move,
even spirits
smashed
trashed
brashly tossed
may thrive.

so long
as i
have words,
so long
as i
have thoughts
so long
as i
can dream –
and even
nightmares
are better
than nothing –
i can
survive
and thrive
and flourish
and bloom
and bear
fruit
and live
and love
another time.

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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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