Treasure Island

Edgar Rendon Eslit

(August 21,1971 / Iligan City)

Bidfair


Seems a cataract roars
Dusk glimpses adherent lures
Breath air no more
Bohemian scents anchor
Bidfair, nature conjures

Violent rays acquaint maladies
Man's abode demises
Seas and rivers gone helpless
Who cares? All, no one dares
Bidfair, besets God's calamities

Hundred-fold petitions unheard
Blind, deaf and mute all apprehended
Cowardice prevails, truth rejected
Men, though in throne most fainted
Bidfair, mortal-sweet long dead

Aforesaid facts best solution begged
Fear, points lo' turned plague
Thorn entombs, indeed imbued
Off to life yet no worth
Here, there and elsewhere-bidfair?

Submitted: Friday, August 17, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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