Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

'Realization'


Existence is unpredictable
it can never be always stable
almost we live in constant flow
sometimes come a bitter blow

Whenever we are at the peak
life so great seems it can't break
then we become complacent people
thinking our happiness won't topple

We are overwhelm by pleasure
that brought by vices and leisure
that soon we forget our obligation
to family and even in work mission

And in the end everything vanishes
like a dream come true turn to ashes
too late we realized the consequence
nothing is permanent in life's sequence

Submitted: Monday, September 02, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

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 ('Realization' by Marvin Brato Sr )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

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

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Patience, Michael McParland
  2. Some People Like Confusion, Ronell Warren Alman
  3. Out Of The Light, Michael McParland
  4. Out Of Place, Michael McParland
  5. Our Secret, Michael McParland
  6. The Way I See It Now, Buxton Shippy
  7. OSU Force, Michael McParland
  8. One More Chance, Michael McParland
  9. One In The Chamber, Michael McParland
  10. One In A Million, Michael McParland

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Young Love lies sleeping
In May-time of the year,
Among the lilies,
Lapped in the tender light:
White lambs come grazing,
White doves come building there:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]