Today everything is on fire & itโ€™s dangerous

the wind claws
crimson back & forth

running across grass

trees catch
leaves ember & cinders

***

I pray
please rain
save some green

thereโ€™s a grasshopper
poised for flight
at the bottom of the page

 

 

A chinese-malaysian living in London, L Kiew earns her living as an accountant. Her debut pamphlet The Unquiet came out with Offord Road Books in February 2019. She is currently a participant in the London Library Emerging Writers Programme. Website: http://www.lhhkiew.co.uk/