Treasure Island

Ferdinand L Quintos

(October 18,1942 / Bayambang, Pangasinan, Philippines)

A Rudderless Boat


I am a frail rudderless boat
broken by the fierce storm,
I am floundering helplessly
on the rough seas of life,

the light has fled with the sun,
dark clouds carpeted the skies,
and hid the pole star from sight,

please let your love shine.
it shall be the beacon light
to lead me to your heart's harbor.

Submitted: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Edited: Saturday, March 22, 2014

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© FLQ March 18,2014

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