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The Connections

23 December 2010

The Connections

Where are the pharaohs, the pharisees and the great philosophers
Of their times a holder of prominence, liberal interpreter and rational reasoning
For I am one who wishes to have a royal blood line and wisdom
I am one innocent and a blind to truth of the past

In every nook and cranny, there are begging, and the dying 
Helpless, unable to crawl for a safe place to hide
Get entangled into the system and find hard to get out
I wish I am many to extend a helping hand to every poor soul

Sadness felt for many loss and failures in life
Happiness dwells for satisfactions and achievements received
Denials for wrongdoings and acceptance for great deeds
I am all in these faces captured in such circumstances

Where in this world of choices and chances
We hurdle to life’s barrier to get in the end line
Many have proved their guts brought them to glory
I am few who joined the race because I am a pacer

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  1. Date: 5/30/2011 5:56:00 PM
    Proud to be a Filipino in blood and in heart! so great! ---junjun

  1. Date: 2/13/2011 6:01:00 PM
    Not a bad writing at all. You have decent descriptiveness in this entry which provides for interesting reading.

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 6:16:00 PM
    Hello (and goodbye) I'm finally getting off this crazy ride for the day. I'm sure I"ll be peeking in around midnight.haha. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/17/2011 8:56:00 PM
    Hi there, Noel. thanks for your comment today. Post us a poem! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/17/2011 11:37:00 AM
    I am stopping by today to thank you for your kind comments Noel. It is always a pleasure to read your wonderful poetry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 12:41:00 AM
    enjoyed the style of your poem,..p.d.

  1. Date: 12/28/2010 1:43:00 PM
    great write!! Thank you so much for the well wishes!! Everything went well and now my brother is on his way to get his hip surgery and so maybe my family will be better again!!

  1. Date: 12/28/2010 10:01:00 AM
    Your take on the challenge is very thought provoking, Noel -- I agree we all are connected somehow-- I wish you the best in the contest and thank you so much for dropping by my blog :) You also make us Filipinos proud with your wonderful writes :) Continue shining, Noel :) & may 2011 bring you more joy :) --nikko :)

  1. Date: 12/26/2010 8:19:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry today Noel, looking forward to reading more. Dana'lynn

  1. Date: 12/24/2010 10:40:00 PM
    It 's so interesting to see how different people incorporated those four phrases into their poetry. Well done, NOel. I especially liked that second stanza.Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/24/2010 7:23:00 PM
    You made good sense out of these complex theme. I like the way you see your own face in others who are struggling. It would be a better world if we could all do that, Noel. Hope you're enjoying a merry Christmas. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/23/2010 9:21:00 AM
    Deep and intense write Noel.. enjoyed the intricacy of your lines ... if for any new contest good luck my friend.. wishing u all the very best in 2011..with luv..