Sonya Florentino

Rookie (Manila, Philippines (residing NYC))

Sonya Florentino Poems

241. Youth 12/15/2008
Best Poem of Sonya Florentino

# # Bastard Son's Story

I stand before you Father,
but you refuse to see
Oh dear Father, have I fallen from the tree
of your good grace, our last embrace
now a memory
Oh Father, have you forgotten me

I kneel before you Father
But you do not feel
Oh dear Father, have you forsaken me
I am your flesh and blood
Dear Father, look at me!
I am your ill-begotten history

© 2009 Sonya Florentino

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Surrender

Cut me loose
From these ropes
I'm not running anymore

Pull me out
Of this hole
I'm not hiding anymore

Ask me to
Bare it all
Deepest reaches of my soul

Take me now
Set me free
I am armed and ready

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