MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

(11/07/1975 / Natonin, Mountain Province, Philippines)

IF SILENCE BREAKS ITS SILENCE


IF SILENCE BREAKS ITS SILENCE
Melvin Banggollay


The tail of silence riding with the wind
whispers echoes of rumor mongering
but when asked to accost its humming
Mute was his lips as if he knows nothing.

If silence will break its own silent beam
then lot of things could have been seen
Justice could have reign if eyes be keen
and tongue unafraid to tell what had been.

For fear of life, the ear of silence remain
to be deaf forever even it hears disdain,
The eyes that see is blind again and again
as lips close to shout for silence to reign.

Be brave to break the silence that reign
for truth to radiate justice that regain
Hope to those who sung victims pain
and torment to those that inflicts disdain.

Written when my father was wrongfully accused
of a crime of frustrated homicide that he never have done.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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