Rolled All Over

Running after myself,
& jumped over you.

Guess toes r too long,
& tripped over you.

Now I’m black & blue,
after the blur
of rolling
with you
& all over

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KarloSevilla (53 Poems)

Poems published/forthcoming in Philippines Graphic, Philippines Free Press, Pacifiqa, I am not a silent poet, Eastlit, Spank the Carp,, Indiana Voice Journal, Shot Glass Journal, Radius, The Fib Review, Rat's Ass Review, Pilgrim, Rambutan, Razorhouse, Yellow Chair Review, The Five-Two, Eternal Remedy, Peacock Journal, One Sentence Poems, Sub-saharan Magazine, Awakened Voices, Peeking Cat Poetry, Haikuniverse, Riverfeet Press Anthology, and Kitaab; committed to regularly contribute to and repost poems from here to Completed the ff. online poetry courses: "How Writers Write Poetry 2015," "ARPO222X: The Art of Poetry," and "Poetry: What It Is, and How to Understand It." Editor of Youth Sports Advocacy. Formerly, sportswriter for Bleacher Report; sports columnist for the community newspaper The Quezon City Times; and portal editor of WikiPilipinas sports and leisure section. One of the contributors to the book, "Bio-Eulogy ni Tado Jimenez." Press releases published in sports pages of major Philippine news media. Most cherished compliment on my writing, from my favorite MMA sportswriter, Jeff Wagenheim of "I enjoyed your writing...You have a nice writer's voice." Blue belt in Luta Livre under Mestre Afonso Cego of Academia Budokan- RJ, and in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for Team Kamphuis-Fabricio. ("Sunken Garden at Night" photo taken by Jules Bañgate.)...And, that's his oil-on-canvas painting (1991) up there, for his profile pic. :-)

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