Dennis Andrew S. Aguinaldo teaches nonfiction at the University of the Philippines Los Baňos and maintains
a blog at tekstongbopis.blogspot.com.
His poetry has appeared online in hal., HESA, SOFTBLOW, Transit, and The Cabinet.
Nights of ash,
wishing it was mine.
Rubber shoes, grey against the flank
Of a tractor tire entrenched in mud, in time for dew.