Legend of the Sampaguita |Saquina Karla Guiam

Always stunning work over at The Fem, including this gorgeous piece by Saquina Karla Guiam. If you need some poems to read today, stop by and see what they’re up to. Submissions are always open and always free…


Sumpa kita, you said, lifting your hands.
You held flowers as pale as the moon,
kissed in their centers by faint gold.

I took a petal off, bit into its smoothness,
and tasted sea salt and a promise to return.

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