One poem by Jackie Chou

Distance

Moonlit sky
brings no kisses
to the lips, cheeks
no embraces
We stand apart
like neighbor stars
a gap between us
our silhouettes licked thin 
like popsicles
in the semi-darkness
slowly vanishing under 
the curtain of night

Jackie Chou is a poet and Jeopardy fan who has work forthcoming in Alien Buddha Zine and Highland Park Poetry. She writes free verses, rhyming poems, and Japanese short form poetry.

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