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Definitions Of Life
ME (1980 / Philippines)

Definitions Of Life

Hunger is explicitly defined
by those who were once full;
whose statues collapsed,
with assets ditched in mud.

Slums shelter scrawny men,
who define life as breathing
alone; a splurge of free air.
To die, whenever it stops.

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perceptive piece. stunning in its dual verse ease. miss seeing new ones ='(