Wednesday, May 27, 2009


beyond our laughter

I glance at 
your photograph 

now and again 

and marvel 
at how youth 
never escaped you - 

no - 

you took it 
along on 
your journey 

our laughter 
and talks 
and walks; 

beyond my 
leathered face reflection
staring back at me 

from the glass 
of your timeless 

Poem © 2009 by R. Burnett Baker 
Photo  © 1984 by R. Burnett  Baker 
Photo taken in Singapore, 1984 by R. Baker
In memory of  Albert Poon Pak Keen, 1957-1999. 

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