Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

'Monumental Soul'


And the tears cascaded
from everyone's sullen eyes
for those who love freedom
upon witnessing the truth
on the peaceful demise
of a courageous leader
and Mother of Democracy
President Corazon Aquino.

Cory as commonly called
was the first lady President
of the Beloved Philippines
(the Pearl of the Orient)
finally bid goodbye in death
but will always stays in the heart
of every peace loving Filipino.

Cory was a mother
whose only legacy is
to carry on a hero's dream
advocated by her husband Ninoy
who was assassinated at tarmac
that ignited the peaceful EDSA revolution
and won it through prayers of the faithfuls

Cory had given new hope
to the greater Filipino citizens
of the Beloved Philippines
and became a great leader
who unselfishly lived to her words
'I rather have a meaningful death,
than live a meaningless life'

Submitted: Monday, July 15, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 15, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem ('Monumental Soul' by Marvin Brato Sr )

Enter the verification code :

  • Gold Star - 11,707 Points Gajanan Mishra (7/15/2013 4:52:00 AM)

    meaningful death and meaningless life, good write, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. ! DESECRATED POEMS/FLOATING HYPERLINK IN.., Alice Vedral Rivera
  2. In the midst of ruin there is reparation, Mark Heathcote
  3. Psalm XXIII, Henry Ainsworth
  4. Moral on love., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  5. Dreamcatcher, Kwai Chee Low
  6. etc, gordon nosworthy
  7. And they ruined my family, Cyndi K. Gacosta
  8. Save Me, Fareez Nasir
  9. Clock back time, hasmukh amathalal
  10. A memory in a watch, nicholas sardinha

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Dulce et Decorum Est, Wilfred Owen
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]