Old San Juan, Puerto Rico (poem and painting)


Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
watercolour on paper

silence in the old city

looking over the blue sea

ancient white buildings

in bright sunlight shimmering

do mossy walls keep

things out or things in?

does the silence mean peace?

do the buildings give rest?

are the mossy walls sound?

is there fun in Old San Juan?


© Cindy Lapeña, 2011


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