Treasure Island

Marites C. Cayetano

(Philippines)

Do You Know What It Is?


You are right
I don't know about war
I don't know about injustices
I don't know about hunger
I don't know about poverty
but do you know what it is
not to know about these?

I have a life
different from yours
I have dreams
different from yours
I have struggles
different from yours
Have you ever wonder
what are they?

Do you know what it is...
do you know what it is...
to live a life
that is always compared to yours?

Submitted: Friday, February 01, 2013
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