Treasure Island

Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan

(Pilipinas / a.k.a. Jetfellow Marchanism)

.Barber Shop Justice


Alcohol that mingle on the
barber's hand
sharp scissor that trim split ends
and cut unwanted hairs
inside a cool-airconed room
in front of the truth-teller mirror

I return back there
a month later
and find out
my in-demand barber is shot dead

I shave my head
a hairless head
a sign of sympathy, begging sooted justice

Submitted: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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