John Shin


Your Fragrance Haunts Me


Your fragrance haunts me
It follows me wherever I roam
I am trying to run far…very far away
To the far reaches of this paradoxical world
In search of the eternal sunshine of a spotless mind

But even in this barren desert where I roam
Your fragrance lingers
Carried by the scorching arid winds after sunrise
And in the cold breeze after sunset
The opposing winds chisel desert roses in the sand

I cannot escape it
It will not let me go

Submitted: Saturday, September 30, 2006
Edited: Thursday, September 30, 2010
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