Thursday, May 22, 2014

Waterfall Forever

Mural and Poem by Abe V Rotor
Living with Nature School on Blog
Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid with Ms Melly C Tenorio
738 DZRB AM Band, 8 to 9 evening class, Monday to Friday
Mural in acrylic, AVR 2009

Imagery in the inner eye, old yet new,
of boyhood in frolic and abandon;
a waterfall forever flowing 
down the river in summer season.

Youth, be not proud, the old often warned,
for having lost but once your prime,
the sun sets earlier each day and hour, 
and the once sweet bell no longer a chime.

And the hammock lulls you not to dream 
but sleep while the world goes round,
and gaining consciousness once again, 
one step nearer to God you're bound. 

Not when the waterfall is alive and strong,
not when the boy in you calls every day

among other urchins seeking adventure -
Youth be not proud, you seem to say. ~

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