by Demogargon Saatbarmald
Almost I lost my hope and dreams
And attempted to commit suicide.
All I wanted is to end my tragic life
Because of these trenching memories.
The world now hates me;
They all blamed me!
I am very sorry, but they didn’t listen to me!
Instead they threw me in a dark, void
Place where no one living person beside me—
Only this lifeless, smiling statue of Saint Liem.
I envied Saint Liem because he’s smiling
Despite of terrible miseries I felt.
He’s still standing up high
Even if the stars already faded in the skies.
He can’t see anything except this void darkness
Yet this statue, the most venerated statue
Remains so strong
While I am in grieve infliction.
I know he’s only a statue, a lifeless piece
Yet I envied this statue because he can’t
Feel my sorrows…
The sentiments of my broken heart.
Now I’m all alone, sitting behind
These decaying lockers while gazing the
Brackish water at the Colegio’s pond.
I cried sorrowfully, loosing my star of hope
Yet this numb Saint Liem’s statue
Continuously insulting me—
Now laughing while staring at the
Dark, polluted skies.
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