Fragment II 

Poetry by | October 12, 2014

I taste that night in Mis Occ
once more,
bitter rust, lusting,
cigar-encrusted sidewalks,
and sore love
I found our memory in this
downtown road, August rain
up all night, sipping this
beer-soaked corner
gulp by gulp

Alton Melvar Dapanas is an AB English Language and Literature Studies student from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan. He is a fellow at the Iyas National Writers Workshop (St La Salle University, Bacolod) and the Cornelio Faigao Annual Writers Workshop (University of San Carlos, Cebu).

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