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Sonya Florentino

(Manila, Philippines (residing NYC))

Besides Air

Besides air


Besides water


Besides love


Nothing else matters

Submitted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Edited: Friday, June 17, 2011

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  • Patti Masterman (10/25/2009 9:40:00 PM)

    I just noticed the little rhythm dancing in your poem, like a reflection dances at the very tip of a wave. Very clever, my dear. I think you are quite filled up with poetry..(smile) (Report) Reply

  • Lillian Thomas (9/21/2009 10:28:00 PM)

    So compact and so meaningful! Thank you for sharing this wonderful poem with us. Adding it to my favorites. (Report) Reply

  • nomad omnia (9/13/2009 6:20:00 PM)

    This keeps me wondering...keeps me thinking...keeps me remembering. Perhaps I should just write it out on a card and pin it above my desk. Thanks for sharing, Sonya. N (Report) Reply

  • Shashendra Amalshan (9/12/2009 6:59:00 PM)

    This is wonderful indeed..
    Nothing else matters, but love..
    Sometimes, people feel love alone is not enough..

    Yet I do agree it is the love that drives us forward, that keep us bound together...
    This is very nice.. good one to start the day..

    with lots of love
    shan (Report) Reply

  • Yelena M. (9/12/2009 5:49:00 PM)

    This poem makes me think of the song 'All you need is love'. A simple but effective and vivid verse, thanks for sharing, Sonya :)
    Yelena M. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Martyres (9/11/2009 1:11:00 PM)

    You make great connections here...ultimately linking all to love.....yes the most important of all.... (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (9/10/2009 10:20:00 PM)

    If we all had our priorities this straight it would make a different world, would it not? (smile) (Report) Reply

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