Decoupage

Poetry by | July 23, 2017

You and I piled words like how
we did with floral cut-outs
on a sanded surface.
One word after another,
clever
uncensored
raw

iterations of
revelation,
concealment,
– or bits of both.

What was it that glued
them together – our words?

When I look back,
I see exquisite words-art,
stunning in its
inscrutability.


Jearvy R. Lanohan teaches literature and writing at the Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus. She was a fellow to the 2011 Davao Writers Workshop.

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