Marvin Brato Sr

Bronze Star - 2,900 Points (March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

Am I Forgotten? - Poem by Marvin Brato Sr

Human as I am
uniquely masked man
mine is filled with iniquities
a lover enthralled by beauties
no wanton dame ever flies.

I am quite vivacious
my fault is promiscuous
many times I stir
using sex as elixir
not minding at all
eventual death I fall.

Dead man walking
everyone is calling
friends are now all gone
i thought they would come
care that I most enjoy
is now acted as a ploy
even now that I truly try
no one hears my lonely cry
coming to the dead end
yet pains cannot emend.

Virus has conquered my body
in death I will become a nobody
rest in peace and cold underneath
unloved and burried with no wreath
soon I will be forgotten on this earth.

Comments about Am I Forgotten? by Marvin Brato Sr

  • (6/14/2007 8:52:00 AM)

    People being loved are never forgotten.They always have a special place in their hearts. A poem so deep and in anguish, somebody has to cry.Yup, i love this.. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/13/2007 4:35:00 PM)

    We poets are very lucky people. By our words we live, by our words we also survive.

    Warm regards,

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  • (6/6/2007 5:54:00 AM)

    Dear Marvin, all our bodies go back to earth, your poems remain for all to read, your thoughts they become our dreams. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 27, 2011

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