Francisco Arcellana

[Franz] (6 September 1916 - 1 August 2002 / Santa Cruz, Manila / Philippines)

Francisco Arcellana Poems

1. Prayer 5/15/2012
2. To Touch You 5/15/2012
3. I Wait For You 5/15/2012
4. The Other Woman 5/15/2012

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The Other Woman

I have watched her in stillness,
how still and white and long.
I have followed her about with my eyes,
how silent and swift and strong.
When she is still, it is musical.
When she moves, it is a song.
I have looked at her fearlessly,
openly, and without shame:
it is quite true that I desire you,
it is quite true that lust is my name.
I know, I always know where she is,
when she is around and about:
it is in my body like a shout.

soft hair, white brow, eyes young
nose fine, sweet lips, sweet mouth, tongue
proud chin, neck white, graceful, ...

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