Nicanor P. Tiosen

Rookie [Ricanno] (January 10,1953 / La Paz, Leyte, Philippines)

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The third of nine children born to Nemesio, Sr. and Corazon. In 1974, he finished a four-year course in Arts and Sciences leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science from the Divine Word University of Tacloban City. He graduated Magna cum laude. In 1985, he graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Evangelical Ministry at New Era University and also finished his Master of Arts in College Teaching... more »

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  • Nicanor Tiosen (8/22/2013 8:10:00 PM)

    I am using my present email address but I was advised to use instead the one that used in 2010 when I logged it to The problem is, I do not remember anymore the password that I used then. Could anyone from PoemHunter help me on this? I want to add more poems to my collection here.

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Best Poem of Nicanor P. Tiosen

Soon I'Ll Hear The Trumpet Call!

Once, I tried to climb a mountain
Hurrying to explore the top;
But vines and crags slowed my ascent
And so I reached just half-way up.

Far out to the open sea I sailed
Questing for a verdant field;
Alas! A gust of wind drove fast
Both my boat and hope were crushed!

Who can ignore the valley's lure?
Songbirds, butterflies dancing galore;
Deep in reverie - too late to mourn,
I got entangled midst thickets and thorns!

Heavenward, the journey is trial-fraught
As man is wont to find;
If one should keep on going though -
Reward cannot...

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