a balcony with a view

 

eunkyo and jinkyo are embarking

on their world tour   or

they were until events arose   events

 

of which you may have heard   their 

itinerary began in taiwan

where they were to meet   on to the mainland

 

then korea   japan   vietnam   thailand

oh   there is no point in

a list of places they will not see

 

or the music that they will not make

or the long mornings

on hotel balconies they will never have

 

then i remind them   never is a very long time

who is to say when this particular never will end

 

 

 

 

 





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Written on 2020-04-05 at 01:17

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Bibek The PoetBay support member heart!
There's certain optimism in the closing couplet, almost a hope for a better world. What I find appealing in this poem is how you show the happenings of the world by creating characters and giving them voice. If I were to write a poem about "a balcony with a view," I'd end up writing vignettes of images, all stacked-up on a page.
2020-04-06