Elmer Romulo Valdez

Rookie (Luna, La Union, Philippines)

The Lizard At The Railtrack - Poem by Elmer Romulo Valdez

The lizard at Guinobatan railtrack,
Moves rapidly along the cool steel,
To hide from human gaze and touch.

The scaly head and its forked tongue,
Watch from the sanctuary of a hole,
Enduring a lifetime of concealment.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 15, 2011


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