Antonio Liao

Veteran Poet - 1,359 Points (november 7,1957 / dapitan city)

I Did Not Become A Priest - Poem by Antonio Liao

i did not become a
priest
and God must have been
so angry

i have taken the road
least traveled

a family cross
with my wife in Calvary
the people laugh at me
my friends deserted me
society detest me

i am a simple man
stoned by every man
i am crucified
on daily needs unmet
i am hit by this spear
of your indifference

the wrath is here
everyday i die

and everyday
i resurrect my self

now in these few lines
of my poetry


Comments about I Did Not Become A Priest by Antonio Liao

  • (7/16/2008 8:20:00 PM)


    I found this piece to be quite compelling. So, I gave it a 10. Pieces like this are things men might just remember. Its hard to get them out of your mind. This time, because of the meaning. The most powerful device of all.

    GW62
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  • (6/25/2008 7:40:00 PM)


    This sounds like the cry of the common man, he regenerates him self again and again. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008



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