crisanta Deguzman


crisanta Deguzman Poems

1. Ode To Manhattan 10/6/2006
2. Ghost 11/25/2008
3. Reunion 11/25/2008
4. Pool Opening 11/25/2008
5. Insomnia 11/25/2008
Best Poem of crisanta Deguzman

Ghost

This house was mine. I know it still.
The driveway where in winter's chill
we carried home our first-born child
another hand had let grow wild
with maiden grass. A hockey net

straddled the spot where we used to watch
fireflies flirt in the violet dusk.
My feet have paced each chipped tiled
inch. This house was mine. I know it still.

Turning to go, I understood
about ghosts. The old man in the wood
whose back I glimpsed at end of day.
The body goes but hearts can stay
resolutely stuck, though we knkow we should
all leave home. This house ...

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