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By: April Mae M. Berza 

the fall

witnessing the fall of sakuras
is waiting for love to go
beyond love

love is but a distance,
from the tree, the flowers
plunge into the abyss
like my heart into yours

the pink petals, one by one,
descend in the rhythm of
the wind as the sunlight
draws its lines, painting

this winter I embrace
maidenhood with a smile,
I am afraid the sakuras
will soon wither


April Mae M. Berza is a member of Poetic Genius Society. Her poems and short stories appeared in numerous publications in the US, Romania, India, Japan and the Philippines. She is nominated in 2012 International Who’s Who in Poetry. Her poems are translated in Crimean Tatar.  Her poem “E-Martial Law” is broadcast in IndoPacific Radio. She lives in Taguig, Philippines.


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