Occupy Poetry

the tower

BY Andi K. Yuwono

some say that they are close with god's hands

others believe that they will have the world

- as far as eyes can see

but can you touch the sky?

it is not your fault to have thought

from the height you can clearly see things

tiny, even - for your eyes

i say you can also reach the ground

- easily when you jump over it, free

fly like a falcon for seconds if you dare

sure, i believe you do not have the courage

the tower, what is it for you?

better build your own in your mind

i am not part of you;

prefer stand on my feet

closer to the smell of the earth

tell you, mine is within my head

: tall as i can bring the imagination of life

Salteng 190810

Andi K. Yuwono


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