MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

Rookie - 175 Points (11/07/1975 / Natonin, Mountain Province, Philippines)

RIPPLING CHILDHOOD MEMORIES Poem by MELVIN BANGGOLLAY


Rippling Childhood Memories
Melvin Banggollay


Sitting in solitude in the bank of a river
I behold waves to keep coming back
Gently kissing the shore long and forever
With their murmuring songs like flashback
While cool breeze rippled the serene water
With sweet memories just like a while back
When I used to play in this pristine river
Along with childhood friends on the block.

When I gaze the surface of the serene river
I saw smiles of swimming kids like ducks
Merrily playing as they build castle’s tower
along the river’s shore but waves took them back
with splashing moves from the naughty players
playing and throwing mud from the river bank
but at a distance I behold two young lovers
Building a castle of their own fortune and luck.


Who’s that, well that was me and girl of my life.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 09, 2008

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