To Neruda

There have been more winners, of Miss World and Miss Universe, From South America, than anywhere else in the world.  The beauty of the mixed-breed women, How genes painted over indigenous skin, And a man, who now lives inside a grave, Transforming paint into words. How inner beauty pollutes the poetic sense, Of how radiant…

Short Questions and Neruda’s Tongue

Do you know that instant noodles only Takes 3 minutes to cook inside the microwave oven? And a quickie 5 minutes inside A mucosal pocket? And do you know it takes One second for love to bloom at first sight? Do you know a match stick Can only last 10 seconds the most? Do you…