Marvin Brato Sr

Rookie - 123 Points (March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

(Captured Heart)


Am borne free
As the wind
To infinite desires
Of the human heart
Languishing in mortality.

I have an array of choices
As the multitudes of stars
Promising as the rainbow
Flashes of dreams
Apt for wishes.

I am in love
Should be free
A decision, a fate
for the heart to make
Towards its inclination.

The mind can reflect
What the heart seeks
Yet it can not suspend
The drive of a true love
Which captures the heart.

Submitted: Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Edited: Friday, April 29, 2011

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Comments about this poem ((Captured Heart) by Marvin Brato Sr )

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (11/10/2008 11:43:00 AM)

    loved this one............well done! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 791 Points Antonio Liao (9/22/2008 7:49:00 PM)

    yah! every now and then.... our heart still experience.....the tremendous... feeling that we attribute it to our heart.... but the truth is that it is a real feeling of the mind
    that tells that our being is capture what the heart felt... your as real poet my friend... its realy good poem... thank you...10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Melvin Banggollay (12/21/2007 2:59:00 AM)

    Great poem and mixture of sublime thoughts. Merry x mas and best wishes,

    melvin (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (12/12/2007 4:52:00 AM)

    A clever mixing of formal, nerdy words and the music of emotions.
    Great poem.

    H (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 94 Points Theodora Onken (12/12/2007 3:17:00 AM)

    Marvin, boy do you have that all correct! Loved this!
    Best, Theo (Report) Reply

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