Francisco Arcellana

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

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,

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