Antonio Liao

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

To My Daughter - Poem by Antonio Liao

in your eyes
i see my face
and i remember the
flower of my
youth

now the petals
are gone
but then
i see myself bloom
again
in your garden

how i wish to
bury all my unfinished dreams
in the sockets of your eyes

how i dream
to be inside you forever

but no
as you blink today
i see in your heart another face
the one that you love
the one that makes
your heart full

that emptiness now
that i can no longer fill
you bloom
as a flower yourself
then someone
shall pick you

and i shall be this stem
without leaves
surrendering
to the sun


Comments about To My Daughter by Antonio Liao

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (4/1/2016 8:24:00 PM)


    Verily, a lovely write
    Children are our. treasure
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  • (10/20/2008 1:49:00 AM)


    I love this poem...it is through the eyes of our children that we see who we are and appreciate what they will become. Great write and I enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008



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