Justine Camacho Tajonera
Cebu City

Poems

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I think of the whiteness of snow
on a postcard from an immigrant aunt.
How sweet, how pure
and unreal like props
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2.
Higher Things
How far are these 'higher things'
from what I feel for you?
The earthly, humble touch
of your hand,
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3.
At The Rue De La Bucherie
The man I asked for directions did not know how
to explain it to me
but he smiled, took my hand
and showed me the way.
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4.
Seven Years Later, Driving Home
It is impossible to fall in love again
for the first time.
The first blush, the heart quickening,
racing madly with a secret:
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5.
Floating On Batis Aramin
The pond is
quiet
except for
the birds.
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6.
The Leaf
I experience
the leaf,
the deadness
of it,
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7.
Afternoon Naps
There are few luxuries
in life
as precious
as afternoon naps.
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8.
Last Day
Twelve and a half
years later
she packs away
books, certificates,
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9.
Morning Sun
I watch the sunlight
bounce off the water
running from my morning
shower
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10.
Joining The Diaspora
I had a dream last night
about being pulled
by the waves,
clawing into the water
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