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Sonya Florentino

Rookie (Manila, Philippines (residing NYC))

Ode To Spring


It snowed today
Again
Like yesterday
And once more
Snow tomorrow

A harsh winter
That's what they say
Colder than it's ever been
Snow like we've never seen
Spring... it will be late

But I will wait, for like fate
Spring always follows
Spring always comes
Spring has never failed me

Even under 6 feet of sorrow
No matter how long I burrow
Spring somehow always finds me

Submitted: Sunday, January 18, 2009
Edited: Thursday, July 07, 2011

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  • Rookie Lorenzo Costigliolo (10/28/2009 9:44:00 PM)

    Nice metaphor of problems and solutions: sometimes life imitates elements of nature and sometimes nature mocks life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Maya Crisol (1/18/2009 9:17:00 PM)

    i have to say...great poem! it's very uplifting..full of hope...like perhaps the hope that is in your heart. =) (Report) Reply

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