Learn More

Artchil Daug


Falling Late One Night in Hong Kong


They made the alarm clock shout late in the evening so
they can stand over my drawer over what
they thought
they witnessed in the lonely corner in Robinson road
they usually visit for the Faustian shopkeeper as if
they walked without batteries believing that
they lost it to some ladies market leprechaun
they let inside that tiny hole of their conscience
they created with the smoke of Chinese candles
they bought near the sunset in a Victoria Peak
they captured in their super smart phones that
they sanctified with the howling sound of the railway that
they whispered near the botanical garden where
they celebrated the victory of the fumes
they conjured in the frying pan of an Italian restaurant
they worshiped near Rednaxela St. where the electrical signal halted as I hang the phone thinking of


they.

Submitted: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Falling Late One Night in Hong Kong by Artchil Daug )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Sonnet II: My Heart Was Slain, Michael Drayton
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. I Am the Only Being Whose Doom, Emily Jane Brontë
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. I LOST YOU, Sharen Suren
  2. the pleasure of old age, oskar hansen
  3. Reading Elizabeth Bishop's Poem 'One Art', Merton Lee
  4. Iron Road poem, As Fates Convolve, Sambanath Denis
  5. BEYOND DEATH, Michael P. Johnson
  6. Limerick-74, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  7. Paul Butters Clerihew One, Paul Butters
  8. Ricordare, Colm Keenan
  9. The By The Way Song, Joseph Archer
  10. The Miraculous Escape of Robert Allan, t.., Max Plowman
[Hata Bildir]