I used to be very scared of cemeteries. When I was much younger, I would shut my eyes tight whenever I passed by the cemetery in our village. Unlike American cemeteries where coffins are lowered about 6 feet under the ground, in traditional Philippine cemeteries like the one we had in our barrio, coffins areContinue reading “EERIE CEMETERY”
Would that it’s always autumn tomorrows and yesterdays are all today there’ll be no worry about getting old or the children going away The breeze will ever be fair and the boughs laden with fruits the hearth is warm with laughter while chasing our earthly pursuits. But… will the the flowers grow when there’s noContinue reading “WISH”
Whatever the eyes see whatever the ears hear cannot be unseen or unheard they lurk in the mind acquire a life of their own a kiss of life or a touch of doom upon a soul. Some purify the heart until it shines like gold others leave dark spots make it fit for worms. EarsContinue reading “SENSES”
Gone is the beauty that marked your days Gone with the petals that now fade Gone is your fragrance that caressed many hearts Gone like a shadow that faded in the dark Gone are the friends that sang your praises Gone are they to chase other pursuits Gone are the toils so you can liveContinue reading “TO A DYING ROSE”
Visions play before my eyes like a movie hale and brimstone of the mother kind a hurting child, crying alone wanting food, and shelter, the comforts of home a sick little one, without a mother’s care or one flattened by a bullet coming from nowhere I did not ask, but their terror is mine inContinue reading “MOTHERS”
Freedom defines one soaring above distractions towards that eternal Destiny – Heaven.
I love You though imperfectly so Your Grace gives me Hope. I wish you a happy Monday and a glorious beginning of the week. May God bless us with hope when we are discouraged. 🙂
RECOMPENSE One thinks evil wins with each life it takes when all one sees is the swagger, the medals on his neck But, what the eyes will never see – the sword evil used to deal physical death stabbed his own soul and took away eternity’s breath. He may have killed the body, caused tremendousContinue reading “MEETING THE BAR: THE UNFATHOMABLE”
Jesus Christ is risen today. Alleluia!
Man a frail creature of a few exalted years before he turns to dust though his will wishes otherwise. Yet, God is mindful of him the psalmist asked why and answered a little less than the angels he was made Bah! would the angels have wept at this comparison to man?! who time and againContinue reading “ENIGMA for Poetics: Interactions”