Treasure Island

Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

A Common Man I Am


Like any common man I grope
And struggle to survive and be
Bold with Dignity and Hope
For life is hard and not so easy.

But this I say has made me braver
My hardships laid the lessons learned
Gave Wisdom, insight, character
My joy complete, sincerely earned.






'And we rejoice in our suffering,
because suffering produces Perseverance;
Perseverance, Character; and Character, Hope.'

Roman 5: 3-4

Submitted: Sunday, March 11, 2012
Edited: Monday, March 12, 2012

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