Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

A Day At the Agora


Never would I enjoy
A day at the agora
Deafening is the noise
A torture and dilemma.

Tumultuous blaring sounds
Of centralized systems,
As people walk around
Stress can be seen in them.

I wonder if I could shop
In such a rowdy confusion!
That system needs a chop
To send it to oblivion.

I'd remedy it with ear plugs
Perhaps appear quite trendy,
And when I pay look smug
At the shouting sales lady.

Submitted: Friday, July 05, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Copyright~~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~07.05.13

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