The Type (by Sarah Kay)

If you grow up the type of woman men want to look at, you can let them look at you. But do not mistake eyes for hands. Or windows. Or mirrors. Let them see what a woman looks like. They may not have ever seen one before. If you grow up the type of woman …

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Moonlight Children

The children cried to the moonlight Neglected, a lonely rhapsody Only names left alone On a crowded orphanage Life has written the parent’s fate Died with no memories Unknown like the wind Some left because of poverty Or rejection of defected babies Abusive nights and dirty plates Craving for instant noodles Sleeping on thin blanket …

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Seventh Layer

LAPISAN KETUJUH Waktu tak akan berhenti untuk menyambutmu, di daun pintu yang terbuka Atau pada bening hujan yang membeku, di mata ibumu Waktu akan membiarkanmu mencari Di tengah jeritan angin yang ribut bersuara Di tengah serpihan kaca yang beterbangan Sebuah jalan tersembunyi Di kedalaman hati atau kegilaan diri Lihatlah di balik lapisan kulit ketujuh Diatas …

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Night Blooming Cereus

When darkness fall Some souls fade away To the moon and the sky Howling with the wind to break the night After nightfall There’s a blooming princess Shining white in golden lights Full blossoms, night after night A throning ceremony in the midnight Hear the whisper of a dancing fragrant Here she comes, Queen of …

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