Joey Infante

Rookie (June 16,1987 / Philippines)

Joey Infante Poems

1. Widower's Confession 4/29/2009
2. A Seafarer's Life 4/27/2009
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A Seafarer's Life

I venture the sea with a weary heart.
To leave my family is the hardest part.
Couldn’t hear my first born talk,
Couldn’t even see her walk.

Everyday I work every penny I could.
Everyday I wonder, “Is my family doing good? ”
My heart sinks as I remember them,
Hoping to be with them as they sleep and dream.

A long voyage before we reach the port,
With huge waves slamming us from starboard to port.
Navigating the vast and the tempest of the sea.
Its worst I experienced, its wonders I see.

A seafarers life, A life I have.
But despite the pain, ...

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