chaos in silence

it’s silent in the media,Asians. we have to be loud.scream, shout, rant, cry,these are our brothers and sisters dying,we can’t stand aside, let them providenothing but a red stain on uneven pavementsand have the nation move on from these broken movements,or else, they win,those racists and xenophobics and all that’s wrong with this world,and thisContinue reading “chaos in silence”

The Mask of False Smiles

A false smile adorns our face,Bleeding tears crystallizeInto soft rivulets of liquid mercury. Wails of sorrow and miseryRival that of a banshee,Smothered by a false smileAnd eyes that cry silver. Our back cracksUnder bone-breaking pressure,The weary traveller,Cracking underneath cunning guileAnd a false smile. To the grave, our heart cracksAnd shatters,Our legs give out with aContinue reading “The Mask of False Smiles”

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