Poem: Shipping Out

Shipping Out
creepy lonely feeling
this melancholic tang
o’ sweet sour taste
that’s felt more than tasted

as if there’s a finality
to everything

as if my soul is
reviewing my life

I’m packing my emotions
in a green duffel bag
shipping out
and starting anew

Ivan Chew
Originally drafted (heh, pun unintended) in 2006, June.

“Bags” originally uploaded by n2linux