The Tower Journal

Deborah Wong


Embracing a
Rejected heart
by the grace
of chlorite pink
Anatomy of withdrawal
concluded with
Gibeon fragments
The prevaricator of
self-proclaiming Love
Kept by you
In Egyptian Azurite
Awaiting for
The pigment
Of acceptance –

Copyright © 2014 Deborah Wong

Deborah WongBorn and raised in Kuala Lumpur and a law graduate from the University of London, Deborah Wong has attended creative writing courses at the University of British Columbia. Her poems have been published locally and internationally; and recently accepted by Mad Swirl, Eastlit, Banana Writers and Vox Poetica. She's also working on her first novel, while seeking publication for her first full-length poetry book. She tweets often at

The Tower Journal
Spring/Summer 2014