John Hazon Palen (February 3,1995 / Philippines)
I started hearing songs which first introduced me to poetry as well when I was five.. Then my father bought us this small book of poetry when I was then a fourth-grader.
I love singing, too. But it wasn't given any focused attention because my mom wants us to have a bright future by focusing on our studies.. well, in modesty aside, I always achieved top rank honors in school and competitions, as well. My intense desire to compose poems burned brighter when I happened to get wonderstruck by a Superstar..
I think I was also influenced by my mama who, with her soft, warm touches, speak words in an amazing way. My papa, he's just the greatest living hero that ever ... more »
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- A Prayer
- Better Aim
- Better Off
- Certainly Not Low Me
- Dear Little Brother
- Discerning Contentment
- Glimpse to a Passenger Seat on a Friday ...
- I Wish
- In This Year's Lent
- It Seems