Treasure Island

Melanie Agua

(1980 / Philippines)

mirrors underneath


Anonymity has giant leaps
that makes one vanished
and would not be tracked,
like soap bubbles busted.

It's a cushion for a repose,
when one's name becomes
too clutched to a shy neck,
booked for public's fancy.

And what fame embellishes
something must reciprocate;
that each concrete passage
has mirrors below the skirt.

Submitted: Saturday, September 23, 2006
Edited: Saturday, September 18, 2010

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  • Vallerie Lobell (9/23/2006 10:12:00 AM)

    mirrors beneath the skirt does not leave much anonymity...is it worth what fame embellishes....guess some have to ask themselves your question....great poem...Vallerie (Report) Reply

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