Unseen Wounds

Unseen Wounds


The sweetest love letters

remain sealed in envelopes;

unopened, unread.


The beloved unawares,

till it’s already too late,

that lover wrote, bled.
Karlo Sevilla
Karlo Sevilla writes from Quezon City, Philippines. His poems have appeared in Philippines Graphic, Radius, Matter, an Origami Poems Project microchap, in the respective first anthologies of Peacock Journal, Riverfeet Press, and Eternal Remedy, and others. He also coaches wrestling, trains in Brazilian Luta Livre, and does volunteer work for the labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (Solidarity of Filipino Workers).

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