Veteran Poet - 1,139 Points (11/07/1975 / Natonin, Mountain Province, Philippines)

Bitterness Of Ignorance - Poem by MELVIN BANGGOLLAY


Many genius knew they know everything
Like the beginning of almost anything
The eyes can behold even those unseen
But for an ignorant one who knew nothing
Even the origin of just the simple things
Never can understand even something.

It's better to suffer the pain of education
Specially now that we are in a new revolution
Of technological advancement and passion
Of almost everything in our time and dominion
Than to suffer ignorance's bitter confusion
Of being unaware against modernization.

But better for a man who was uneducated
But acting like a learned man as if educated
Than a man who was highly appreciated
For having knowledge of things unabated
But acting as if never have learned to love
Respect others with wisdom from above.

Comments about Bitterness Of Ignorance by MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

  • (11/22/2007 10:45:00 PM)

    Yes so ture! Education is something you learn how to do things, and with wisdom you will understand when to do it effectively! Highest marks. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/14/2007 4:18:00 AM)

    You are a poet with a cause. Yes, education is important. But, without wisdom to apply it wisely, man becomes an educated fool. (Report) Reply

  • (11/13/2007 8:21:00 PM)

    wonderfully written. very true and direct message. i hope people learn from this. take care (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 4, 2012

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