The End of the Watch

By the Angsana tree I sit, waiting for her arrival, but reading becomes dreaming once the Angsana’s crown starts weaving a lullaby with the breeze.

In dreams, gliding, she surpasses my wake and I, receding, cannot reach her pace.

I awaken to remember that here too she has passed me.

Benjamin Lo is an English undergraduate student from Nanyang Technological University trying to understand life. In his spare time, he is trying to complete a short story collection.

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