Pluma Manila
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Pluma Manila

A poem

Woman Of The Orient

Why do you cry alone?

Photo by Sam Balye on Unsplash

O, beloved land,
I long to see you rise.
For our men of courage bid farewell,
our men of hope and passion are no more.

Why, O why, does this generation not care?
That you have lost your beauty,
That you are sick and you need comfort.

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Othniel Lagablab

Othniel Lagablab

Filipino | Poet | Scrum Master — To impart good character, creativity, and wisdom to help people increase in value so they can add value to others in return.