Elmer Romulo Valdez

Rookie (Luna, La Union, Philippines)

The Ant In Man - Poem by Elmer Romulo Valdez

Reduce and shrink,
Fit into your hole;
Hold the rising system,
Tie it down to the roots.

Minimize the energy,
Stop the power at 8 p.m.;
Cool the bulbs and lamps,
Look into the darkness.

Lie down, shut your eyes,
Think about your dreams;
Apply cost-saving systems,
Conserve, store, and wait.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011


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