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Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

Final Destiny


My soul craves
for silence, yet
it does not
come to me...

My mind seeks
for serenity, yet
it does not
occur to me …

My tired body yearns
for a rest, yet
it does not
happen to me …

Silence…
In all its forms
I want to possess
Maybe in eventual death
Such will finally come to me

Submitted: Sunday, February 16, 2014

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (2/20/2014 6:12:00 AM)

    A Beautiful poem. Yes, we all love to take rest even at least for some time. We long for peace. Very true said, in last lines, only death can give us the silence and rest we long for...Loved reading each lines. Thanks for sharing with us. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (2/19/2014 10:13:00 AM)

    Total serenity, silence and rest come to us only with death! As long as man is alive, he is able to enjoy these states only partially! ! Very meaningful Marvin! ! (Report) Reply

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