POETRY

Awkward Bow

By

But some things
can make love

a torment.
You cannot stuff
a bunch of roses
in the small slit

of a mail box.

Tammy Ho Lai-Ming is a Hong Kong-born writer currently based in the UK. She is a founding co-editor of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal and the poetry editor of Fleeting Magazine.

But some things
can make love

a torment.