bonifacio alba

(February 18,1952 / Baybay, Leyte)

As The Heart Beats Faster


Hearing words that hurts
Seems a sword thrusts
That gets slowly deeper
-The chamber of the heart.
And the agony starts...
-Labored and hard to breath.
The heart beats faster,
Receiving more blood
-Down to the arteries.
To control not the hate
May outburst into flame
And explode in despair.

Submitted: Friday, August 24, 2012

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