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Marvin Brato Sr

Rookie - 5 Points (March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

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Knowledge


A knowledge if shared,
likely grows to abundance..
if keep to self will be lost!

Submitted: Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Edited: Friday, December 02, 2011

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  • Veteran Poet - 4,565 Points Geetha Jayakumar (12/19/2013 9:31:00 AM)

    Congratulations Sir.
    One of the beautiful poem
    with very few words
    speaking with a stronger voice......Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Alistair Graham (12/19/2013 3:53:00 AM)

    In the playground
    at school;
    a small boy
    with a paper bag
    stuffed with sweets

    The other children
    never ask
    for share;
    the small boy
    never offered

    Inside
    the cavernous mouth;
    inflamed gums,
    tiny teeth as black as
    old grave stones (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 690 Points Tony Karas (12/19/2012 6:41:00 AM)

    So much contained in so few words. Awesome! Knowledge hoarded and hidden is nothing but fools gold. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 541 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (12/20/2011 11:06:00 PM)

    short and sweet...that's wisdom compressed! Just imagine if all poets kept their best poems to themselves, what our world would be like... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Fay Slimm (12/8/2008 4:45:00 AM)

    This is wisdom reduced to a mere few words - but wisdom nevertheless, and thank you for sharing this Marvin in so precise a way that it will likely be remembered too........10 from Fay along with warm wishes from Cornwall U.K. (Report) Reply

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