Maria Rowena Angeles

Rookie - 28 Points [Malaya Angeles]

Maria Rowena Angeles Poems

1. Courage 9/9/2015
Best Poem of Maria Rowena Angeles


Nothing knows courage better than the rain.
It falls unfazed to its doom;
Not hindered even by thoughts of death
Or pain
Or gloom.

And when it comes crashing
To the cold, unforgiving ground,
It shatters

—not to oblivion—

But to a thousand shards of glass,
Or diamonds, or pearls
Adorning jewels
To the blades of grass.

May this fall then be as brave
As raindrops make theirs.
Fecund and beautiful
Even in the face of its end
Bestowing even the light she wears.

May this breaking
Give birth as well to luminescence; ...

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