Bernard F. Asuncion

Gold Star - 236,230 Points (July 30,1967 / Subic, Philippines)

Under The Bottom - Poem by Bernard F. Asuncion

Down below
The fire is burning;
Over the top
The wind is howling.

Beneath the ground
The earth is shaking;
Up in the sky
The birds are flying.

Deep in the ocean
The current is strong;
On the earth's surface
The road is long.

Across the floor
A pet dog does crawl;
At the ceiling
A lizard doesn't fall.

Mountain's summit
Takes away pain;
Plants in the fields
Thirst for the rain.

Kings rule
Their respective nation;
Slaves suffer
From severe persecution.

Masters command
With utter authority;
Servants obey
With sheer humility.

Head and heels
Cover the column;
Feet are standing
Under the bottom.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Verse

Comments about Under The Bottom by Bernard F. Asuncion

  • Binayakumar Mohanty (10/30/2017 11:37:00 AM)

    Head and heels cover the collumn.
    Feet are standing under the bottom I enjoyed the theme of the poem.Thanks for sharing.Regards.10+++++++*
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    Bernard F. Asuncion (10/30/2017 3:16:00 PM)

    Thanks, Binaya.... such comment is truly heartwarming.....

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 27, 2016

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