The Gypsy, a poem by Jackie Chou at Spillwords.com
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The Gypsy

The Gypsy

written by: Jackie Chou

 

You remind me
of a chandelier
crystal
dreaming of being
a diamond–

your calloused soles
rubbing against
your flimsy flip-flops
leaving imprints
in the sand

your hands
reaching out
to be held
your incessant want
in their palms

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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