Face to Face

Face to Face

We were sitting face to face

Inside a Japanese restaurant called Dai Mon Yokocho,

After wandering in the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui

Finding this never-visited restaurant

We finally sat down and ordered food

 

I didn't know the exact cm between us

20cm?

The queue behind you outside seemed even closer to me than your face.

 

You ordered a hot udon so quickly

I knew you were looking at me doing the decision

I could imagine it

 

You have a beautiful face

But a pale facial expression likes sculpture

What would you do if I shouted at you?

 

I ordered a cold one after 3 min hesitation

You finished it so quickly

And I ate mine so clumsily and slowly

Obviously I was not enjoying it

So I left 1/3 udon and said “Finished.” without really looking at you

 

Then I looked at you

I saw you looking into my bowl

 

“The movie is nearly to begin. We have to go.”





Liu, Ming Yee


2014         BA (CPW)





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