Pacific Hernandez

(September 17,1937 / Marikina City)

Not With Three Eyes


I was in need, my need was dire
Did’nt look at money with three eyes
I looked at it with only two
And watched my children learn and grow

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

Submitted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Edited: Sunday, May 11, 2014

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