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Matthew Edan Oliver Palma

Rookie - 255 Points (February 2,1975 / Pateros, Rizal)

Carlo


Sudden bursts of laughter
Childishly astute
Still these things won't matter
If your heart you keep benumbed

Sullen face expressions
Naively bemused
Still these things don't matter
If your ears keep my words wried

Still you'll be afforded the benefit of doubt
Entitled to indulgence
More than the measure you give out
If only your soul you can keep in strop

Submitted: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013

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