Treasure Island

Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Wisdom


It's the scale of Foresight
The keen eyes of Prudence
The Perception of what's right
Balanced Logic, intelligence.
The compass of Judgment,
Solid rock of Discretion,
Bright lamp of Discernment
And the soundness of Reason.
A gem all men search for
The rare gift of Solomon
The treasure we may store
From Experience we've known.

Submitted: Friday, June 14, 2013
Edited: Friday, June 14, 2013

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Copyright~~~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~06.14.13

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  • Ramesh Rai (6/17/2013 8:12:00 PM)

    let me play like a child on the sea shore of wisdom.thnxx for sharing. regards (Report) Reply

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