Showers – Rommel Chrisden Rollan Samarita

and the temporal rain

has numbed

my face


arms shoulders

hands chest




(carelessly) dripping

down my foot


time flows

like water



& down my foot

are tears



there within

the afters

of the rain


Rommel Chrisden Rollan SamaritaRommel Chrisden Rollan Samarita is a graduate student of the Department of Literature at De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. He is the author of the ekphrastic poem “There, in Folded Space, We Must Have Met” (2016), Artist’s Choice winner in Rattle Magazine’s monthly Ekphrastic Challenge

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