Treasure Island

Marites C. Cayetano

(Philippines)

I Paid The Price


For the riches I have
I paid the price.

I swallowed my pride
I did hardworks
touch the dirts
and dried sweats on my shirts.

For the riches I have
I paid the price.

I turned away from love
became deaf and blind
to loved ones voices and tears
and my heart so cold and lonely.

For the riches I have
I paid the price.

I have forgotten about me
I have forgotten...about you.

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