LATE BLOOMS: Missing Tarp

Where is it, the tarp?
It’s gone, my candidate’s tarp!
But not from my heart.

(Eric S.B. Libre is a Mindanawon freelance development consultant who has done some work in a number of conflict-affected areas of Mindanao and occasionally dabbles in creative writing. He lives in Digos City, and is proud to be a senior citizen.)