Neighborhood, a poem written by Jackie Chou at Spillwords.com
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Neighborhood

Neighborhood

written by: Jackie Chou

 

the sky
between you and me
my wistful eyes
looking up to
what could have been

first rain
after a drought
my heart thirsts
for your whispers
in my ears

folks
swarming the streets
after lockdown
I search for your face
in the crowd

Jackie Chou

Jackie Chou

Jackie Chou is a poet of free verses and Japanese short form poetry who has work forthcoming in Mollyhouse Lit and Cyan: an Anthology of Confessional Poetry. Her poem "Cycle of a Tree" was nominated for a Pushcart by Highland Park Poetry.
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