Lisha Ruan


afloat belly-up in a lagoon
eyes following a plane
like a porpoise it glides on
human: lumpy, irregular

a swallow of honey like water
fingers painting abstractly
the surf fills in the blackspace
fast humans. those who win

offer up gold for honey
cool, sweet drinks on the plane
a sweet memory of a son
who had long ago run away



Lisha Ruan is a Computer Science major and writer at Princeton University. Poetry is a passion for her, and she loves to read and write poetry whenever she can. She grew up in Rockville, Maryland.

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