“Hyde Park”

4th of June, 2011

Tree shade, yellow hoodie and

her own floating lyrics above your head,

today there is an abundance of

uncharted places to be, fresh faces to see,

under the hot desert heat, hot desert beat. Today you’re still wounded, so

run so quick,

shout so loud,

move faster than forward

until they can’t remember your name anymore.

Published by troycabida

Troy Cabida (b. 1995) is a London-based Filipino poet. He has been a member of the Barbican Young Poets, the Roundhouse Poetry Collective and is a producer for open mic night Poetry and Shaah. His poems have appeared in TAYO, harana, Bukambibig, Cha and Ink, Sweat and Tears. His debut poetry pamphlet "War Dove" is published under Bad Betty Press.

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