What Moves, Is Dark

(i.m. Bob Kane, creator of Batman)

Felix Cheong Seng Fei

The night is young
behind the mask.

Its heart is used
and blind to the dark.

Wings at full reach,
it will swallow streets,

swooping on those
whose conscience can't sleep.

Published in I Watch the Stars Go Out (1999)

Postcolonial Web Singapore OV Singaporean
Literature Felix Cheong Seng Fei