by Colin W. Campbell
Lanterns over Skyvilla
in the wet monsoon,
in old songs of China
under a Borneo moon.
In the wet monsoon
clouds over Kuching.
Under a Borneo moon
even the wind can sing.
Clouds over Kuching
in old songs of China.
Even the wind can sing
lanterns over Skyvilla.
Editor’s Note on Under a Borneo Moon:
Under a Borneo Moon is not Colin W. Campbell’s first piece in Eastlit. The following pieces of work have appeared in earlier Eastlit issues:
- Santubong Haiku appeared in Eastlit February 2013.
- Three Pantoums were in Eastlit April 2013.
- The Sarawak Club was in Eastlit September 2013.
- Another Three Pantoums were in Eastlit November 2103.
- Three Haiku and the Hornbill at Damai Central appeared in Eastlit March 2014.
- Damai Moon featured in Eastlit July 2014.
- Viewpoints From Skyvilla Residences was in Eastlit January 2015.
- Gold Moments appeared in Eastlit May 2015.