Poem: The Candidate (I)

To catch a fish in the air
Think about it until the cow comes home
Laughter everywhere
This girl knows no limit in stupefy dream.

She is invited to the Harem
Cultural shocked to see the rest
Girls; young and old
Boys; very few but effeminate

A man and woman
Dressed in black cloak
Castrate the males to be eunuchs
Short-listing those females –

She is a ripe peach
To the dark,
Dark chamber she was sent
Huge as her living hall


2 thoughts on “Poem: The Candidate (I)

  1. Hari Qhuang October 14, 2013 at 1:43 am Reply

    The mood is rather mysterious and dark. Is it about a girl who was suddenly “recruited” to be a new member of a harem?

    • Deborah Wong October 14, 2013 at 11:41 pm Reply

      You got it…I hope you’ll like the Part 2… 🙂

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