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
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.

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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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