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Pacific Hernandez

Rookie - 67 Points (September 17,1937 / Marikina City)

Not With Three Eyes


I was in need and my need was dire
But did'nt look at money with three eyes
I looked at it with only two
As I watched my children learn and grow

Now my children are learned and they are grown
And in ripe old age I am now
Although I crave for some more time
I just look at money with one eye
A meager sum of it I keep
Enough to fill my daily needs
If ever I'll have much of it to own
I know it can't my life prolong

Submitted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Edited: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Topic of this poem: money


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