Treasure Island

Eddie Roa

(June 22,1942 / Manila. Philippines)


Strange fates and unwanted destinies
Stuck and ensconced on us like oyster shells
Adding to our discomfort and dismay
Evanescent ease, inconstant joys
Our inheritance from alien origins
Undeserved legacy foisted on us

Our sojourn is not from ease to ease
But rather moving from worse to worst
Snatching bread from mouth to mouth
Living lives from barrenness to little worth
Can you find a hiatus from this affliction?
Brace yourself for an infinitesimal wait.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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  • Antonio Liao (1/20/2009 11:06:00 PM)

    yah...i agree...yet stilll believed in the wisdom of God...that all are just things to ponder...God is love alove that no one can imagine....such poem of your reminds
    us to reflect that we have to stand and move on...Thank you God bless 10+ (Report) Reply

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