Antonio Liao

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

June - Poem by Antonio Liao

the storms came
and the waves were furious

the hardheaded ship
sailed
and it sank
sacrificing 240 lives
buried
under the many leagues
of the sea

mute to the bottom
the
sacrificial lambs
are dead and so
silent

up there
in the cool offices
of the lords

they toast
for another success
on another
huge
insurance claims


Comments about June by Antonio Liao

  • (6/25/2008 11:31:00 PM)


    God bless all the Pinoy families whose loved ones have died in the sea last week. strength and grace to them all.

    keep writing, antonio.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008



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