Joscephine Gomez

Rookie (15 September / Manila, Philippines)

Words Of Wisdom - Poem by Joscephine Gomez

Dedicated to Gil M. Vicente, M.D., an internationally-known otorhinolaryngologist and one of my best male friends

Soon I'll take off this earth my feet,
Words of Wisdom to you I bequeath,
Live not with beliefs that are mostly myth,
Swallow them not, just crush them with your teeth.

If truly you aim at your liberation,
Believe only after thorough investigation,
Study diligently, aiming at perfection,
As much as you can, practice true meditation,

When in doubt, don't be afraid to ask,
Face life squarely, fulfilling the Task,
Fearing fear, removing the mask,
Living well till you see your Dusk.


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  • (6/8/2007 10:25:00 AM)

    very well poetically done. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 9, 2011


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