Mirage

Felt it was
Thought it was
But...it wasn't

     There but absent
     ...warm but frigid

          Unthinkable
          ...otherwise,
          it could have been

               It was there
               or so I thought
               But never was
               ...never should be

                    Everything so perfect
                    or so I thought
                    But everything
                    is nothing
                    ...but a mirage

					
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About Hardpen

Teacher-Writer Hardpen is my nom de plume. My real name is Massuline Antonio Dupaya Ligaya. Many times I was asked the question, "Why do you write?" I don't write for rewards nor adulation. When I write poems, stories or essays, seeing them completed gives me immense joy and satisfaction. The happiness and sense of fulfillment I feel when completing my works are my rewards. When I teach, I don't work but I play. The classroom is my playground, the students are my playmates, and the subject is our toy. Proud to be me! Proud to be a FILIPINO! TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Posted on January 8, 2015, in Creative Writing, Literature, Poetry and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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