Robert Uy

Rookie - 243 Points (December 25,1972 / Manila)

Condescend - Poem by Robert Uy

A stranger, somewhere, there exists,
Someone I can never be;
A thief who'd pilfer what I
Treasure most so easily.
For little difference I have made
To both what's me and mine,
I was a witness many a-times
To easily-said goodbyes.

But God has taught, if Love be pure
'Tis not about one's self,
Instead what for the beloved one
Will truly be best.
Hence, even at my own expense,
I'd rather she be happy
Even if her happiness' cause
Will not be me.

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Comments about Condescend by Robert Uy

  • (12/3/2009 3:45:00 AM)


    i do enjoy the form you take. you don't just write, but you write poetry. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/3/2009 2:57:00 AM)


    Elegant and poetic, very readable. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 3, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, June 11, 2012


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