Antonio Liao

(november 7,1957 / dapitan city)

A beggar of mercy


whose is my brother? many times in our lives ask,
the lucid meaning of brotherhood, though in our
hearts, the creator had already implanted us, the
truth of what it mean to be in one race

as candle burn out of a spark, there it goes that it
inflame the wax that gives its light, like a prolong
prayer, that calls, the infinite mercy of the giver of
life to hear the solitude of supplication

our prayer always, tells the meaning of our lives,
every rhyme and rhythm harmonize the songs, verses
become the spirit, that moves us to our unending
journey, a journey where we belong

we are the part and parcel of everything of what is
life, anything happen to each part we are the solution,
yet, the systemic process is not the solution of the
effect, rather we need to use the time, that is shared
to us, an element that can be used to hold on

for in every life that is lost, we loss, a sign that our
belongingness is loose to know more of ourselves, we
have to remember always that everyday is a final day to
recon the beauty of our soul

life we live is an episode to share our soul, a trust we
build, bringing the kingdom of God, on earth from
heaven, for in every twist of our goodness, we save
one precious soul, worthy to receive the salvation
offered by the giver of life..... be a beggar of mercy....
pray

Submitted: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, October 29, 2008

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  • Za Thinley Gytso (7/13/2011 3:22:00 AM)

    It is a marvelous poem written with great skill. Highly rich in imagery and style. I liked it very much.
    Thanks for sharing.....
    Kindly read and rate my poem 'Horizon Lost' please type the name of the poem in the search box and search the poem.
    Warmest regards
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (8/4/2010 7:39:00 PM)

    or in every life that is lost, we loss, a sign that our
    belongingness is loose to know more of ourselves, we.... it is to be lvied full length as it stand so precious to us and get some knowledge out of it.. nice writing sir, , , ,10 (Report) Reply

  • Terence George Craddock (7/4/2010 7:39:00 AM)

    'life we live is an episode to share our soul, a trust we
    build, ' these are truly beautiful sentiments, a wonderful philosophy of life (Report) Reply

  • Maia Padua (6/8/2009 6:04:00 AM)

    expressed from your deepest feelings...
    a great share for us to ponder...on life...
    on who we are...how we should live....
    we are all brothers...
    great thoughts...
    10+++

    l♥ vel♥ ts,

    maia (Report) Reply

  • Dorothy Kardas, Psy.d. Th.d. (1/14/2009 9:17:00 PM)

    This poem promises an incentive for attentive, trustful and participatory reading; contains brilliant - eternal insights, striking formulations of complex ideas, and passages of great poetic beauty, as well as a profoundly original sensibility. God bless you...10! (Report) Reply

  • Palas Kumar Ray (1/5/2009 12:36:00 PM)

    ___________________________________________________________________
    We need understand.
    We need pray.
    ___________________________________________________________________ (Report) Reply

  • C T Heart (9/24/2008 8:57:00 AM)

    A powerful piece of prayer, reflecting and remindful...written with zeal.10. (Report) Reply

  • Tsira Goge (9/23/2008 1:38:00 AM)

    offered by the giver of life..... be a beggar of mercy....
    pray
    .......................................................................
    Remarkably write... The god with you. ...10...
    tsira (Report) Reply

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