By DIANA T. GAMALINDA
there is a town where the roads crawl
on their bellies to the sky.
the roads murmur why
the warrior, the lover,
while fallen and fettered
to the dimness
to a town where the roads mourn
a short fire
besieged by stormy sky.
Diana T. Gamalinda was a poet, and a fellow at the Silliman University National Writers Workshop. Her work is collected in Circle With Open Ends. She died in 1978. She was only 19 years old.
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