This poem is taken from Stand 224, 17(4) December 2019 - February 2020.

Kia Yee Ang Poem
And Yet Eyes Resemble Oysters

‘The world of dew
is the world of dew.
And yet, and yet—’
          — Issa

        And yet eyes resemble oysters, pupils conjuring pearls, lids
        conjuring shells. Seagulls are perched on my mother’s lashes.
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