Marie Joyce B. Negapatan

Rookie - 80 Points (Pasig City, Phil. / October 12,1984)

Songs - Poem by Marie Joyce B. Negapatan

The songs of my life
Remind me that I’m alive
With each note of sadness
My heart breaks into
A million pieces
It’s as if these songs
Were written
To remind me
Of who I really am

With each passing time
These timeless melodies
From a thousand lyres
Continue to touch my life
Like an angel from the sky

These songs of my life
It bring back
A thousand memories from afar
Every time I took a journey
From the nostalgic past
With each episodes of my life
I couldn’t describe
The joy I felt
Bringing you back
From the dead

Like a haunting dream
In the middle of the morning
But as sweet as a meringue
With a tea in the afternoon
Each songs of loneliness
Depicts each chapter of my life
Healing my scars
Of yesterday’s downfall
Yet causing my heart
To bleed once more

As I look back
From how I was
Could these songs help me forget
These miseries somehow
And bring back the lost soul
Of who I really am
Or is everything going to be
Just a reflection
From my hopeless
Misty eyes.

(I wrote this poem last July 4, Monday. The atmosphere was dreary and sad. I was listening to a couple of sad records and that mood triggered me to write this poem. I dedicate this poem to all people who are my source of inspiration to keep me going in this life.)

Comments about Songs by Marie Joyce B. Negapatan

  • (12/8/2005 6:55:00 PM)

    nice write Kabayan. Keep on writing. I hope when you think of writing poems, you wont be sad anymore but somehow, just when ur sad enough, a poem exists from nowhere and bet it will be a good poetry-write. Same thing goes when ur scorned and feeling hatred, all those words just float on air for you to pluck one by one to form great lines that u yourself never imagined. U go lady, and we write from infinity and beyond! lol (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (10/31/2005 10:16:00 AM)

    Marie, I like this poem! It reminds me on myself. You described feelings that I have when I listen to my timeless music. Warm wishes.... Barbara (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »
User Rating:
3,3 / 5 ( 19 votes ) 2

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 16, 2006

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]