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prelude to unfamiliar territory

May 6, 2008

I moved to admire a charming garden,
and to its calming zephyrs, I paused to listen;
with sweet morning dews that hugged its earth
and lovely blooms to soothe one’s breath…

though I know that this garden’s not yet owned,
to come near’s still a trespass; like a guarded lawn;
but like a drifter’s journey to the unknown
he took risks just to catch a glimpse of the horizon.

so don’t take me wrong, for I knew where to stand,
though yes, I may have wished to stay in this ground;
but it’s like dreaming of dreams without any reply,
that I’d rather be waiting for the ocean to dry…

and go, I must, for I have to leave anyway
for tomorrow’s my last to admire you and stare;
and bring with me your beauty, stored but in my mind;
and bring with me your beauty, but never this dream.

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32 comments

  1. oh my!!! why would this poems be like this? brings tears in my eyes and sadness in my heart. madalas sa hindi, nararamdaman ko ang parehong damdaming nasa sa iyo habang sinusulat ang tulang ito.
    you’re really good! haaaaay!!! 🙂


  2. LALEEMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!

    muntik na ko malunod! hahhah

    galing naman! kahit lage mo kong inaaway, i must admit, galing galing ng post na to 😀


  3. nabitawan ko ang mouse ko matapos ko basahin to, yuun bang tinamaan ako ng magsink in sakin ang meaning.

    napakagaling mo boss, pag nababasa ko mga sinusulat mo naiinspire ako magsulat.

    tunay ngang karapatdapat ka bilang most inflencing blog.


  4. it makes me envious kasi you write poetry in both english and tagalog – and parehong napakagaganda at magaling.

    lalo na ko maiinlove nyan sayo hihi…


  5. Para ma-inspire kang isulat ito, masasabi kong napaka-swerte ng dilag na iyong tinutukoy dito. Sana lang ay huwag kang mawalan ng pag-asa at ipagpatuloy ang nasimulang pag-iirog sa kanya. Marami ang manghihinayang kung ang nasimulan ay mapupunta lamang sa wala.


  6. owshocks, bakit ba you CAN’T???
    parang you’re NOT the sherwin we’ve known before: you’re always up to challenges and ikaw ang taong alam naming who never really give up and lagi kang “TRY AND DO YOUR BEST.”

    well naghihintay lang naman ako at si M din hahaha… nandito lang kami no, ano tayo na?


  7. did you write this yourself?


  8. Nakanampucha! kakalaglag panty toh! Mga gels! easy lang kay LV! ahihihi


  9. hmmm.. gusto ko rin ng garden pards. yung may bermuda grass mwe-he-he <---- tawa ni romy diaz


  10. i wrote a poem after ko mabasa ang verses for a starbuck’s cup mokasi nakakainspire na parang akala ko kaya ko din gumawa ng kahit half ng skill level mo. pero ng matapos ko na, malayong malayo pa talaga ako. napakagaling mo at nakakainggit ka nga kasi you can express your self in poetry at english and tagalog pa.

    wala ka pa ding pinagbago mula nung college ka: nakakatuwa ang humor wits mo pag kausap ka pero pag nagsulat naman soooover lalim…

    btw, kahit may bf ako iiwan ko para sayo hihihi


  11. namiss na kita…sana hindi na lang tayo nagkahiwalay, who knows baka mainlove ka pala sakin divah.

    I really love this poem, she’s so lucky. alam na ba niya? bakit ka susuko yata?


  12. Ganyan naman palagi pare eh.. Ikaw lagi ang nagsasaing pero iba ang kumakain! Cge lang saing ng saing?! hehehe… Ndi lang cguro nila alam na napakaswerte ng babaeng mamahalin mo. Ikaw yata ang IDOL ko!!!


  13. …and like what I’ve always told you: “there’s more in you than meets the eye.”

    …you’re the closest thing to just being perfect.


  14. idol!!!

    dapat mag-publish ka na!


  15. my medical surgical prof told me na kapag dinugo ka sa ilong pinch mo lang ang nose mo..

    That’s what im doing right now… naubos na dugo ko.. binaha na ng dugo ang buong pasig dahil dito


  16. hmm I wonder how it would feel to know that lethal wrote a poem for you? and ganito din kagaganda?

    lethal, saludo talaga ako sayo. and even dito sa office, inaabangan nila ang mga english poems mo..


  17. @shayleigh: why would it be like that? haha I wish I can write it on a different mode though, really.

    @ayz: magsalbabida ka!! haha ikaw nga e, lupit din ng last poem mo.

    @j: nahuli mo naman ulit ang mouse? 😀

    @mkmre: hahaha sana ganun din nararamdaman niya no? haha

    @gasul: naks, as in MARAMI ang manghihinayang? wow parang telenobela pala kami hehe


  18. @rhea: BAKET, sinabi ko bang I quit?? hmm oo nga yata hehe

    @neens: opo… nasuka ka? 😀

    @hener: haha may panty ka, sabaw??? hehe

    @rj: haha kailangan talaga bernuda grass? yaw mo ng GrassDude? hehe

    @beatrice: haha mahirap yan…


  19. @christine : she’s so lucky? ikaw ba si britney spears o si mariano?? wehehehe

    @espie : haha ganyan talaga pre… tara sa 11th ulit!!

    @anonymous : ohmygulay, parang may idea akong ikaw si ___!!!! syet, ikaw nga yan???

    @toxic : nagpublish naman ako a – dito sa blogspot haha… peace!!

    @ferbert : ayos, dami mo namang dugo parekoy hehe thanks!

    @canadian : woow, so ang ibig sabihin – may office ka!???! (ganda ng logic ko no)


  20. Pasakalye (prelude)pa lamang ba yan? Your profound sense of being is much greater than your humanity and spirit…kaya’t palagi kitang sinusubaybayan !


  21. after reading the poem, napa buntong hininga na lang ako.. ang ganda nya LV. and kung sino man ang babaeng yun, e napaka swerte.. anyways goodluck sa lahat.. galing ng poem na to mehn! apir!


  22. ang gaganda naman ng mga tula mo brow! asteg! sayang hindi ko ung pang 10,000. ayus lang. lethalverses talaga!


  23. hindi ah!! So beautiful nga eh!!!

    Whoever you wrote this for is one lucky girl…jealousy yata ako…heehee


  24. I was thinking of something else… kaya binasa ko rin yung interpretation ng iba, hahaha, natawa ako sa sarili ko… nakakahiya…

    pero iba talaga interpretation ko…


  25. hahah lol funneh!


  26. @jimg: salamat… at salamat lalo sa iyong post para sa akin – hanggang ngayo’y soobrang flattered ako…

    @damdam: whoa! haha salamat, sige apir! kitakits bukas!!!

    @arhey: naks, oi salamat sa pagdaan arhey!!! teka, mataba ka nga bang talaga?


  27. @neens: haha kala ko nasuka ka hehehe…

    @mcrey: marcelo??? haha ano naman ang naisip mo tsong?? hehehe

    @steph: toxic!!!! buti naman at tapos na ang hiatus mo hehe… neks taym gawin ko ang tag mo.


  28. Shet anlupwet! Idol!


  29. nakakapagpakalma ang poem na yun.. maganda rin ang picture. saktong sakto. ayus to. apir!


  30. umuwi ka dito sa bulacan no? kita ka namin sa puregold… ala lang, at bagong haircut sya. cuteness!


  31. hindi ba yun ang ibig mong sabihin?um sana nga hindi.sayang naman.

    oist!nasa bulacan ka pa?


  32. @greyweed : anlupwet!! haha anan na lumubog sa pwet? (corny ko)

    @ruthan : nakakapagpakalma ba? hmm mamarket nga as antidepressant hehe

    @anonymous : haha yun ang tinatawag na “schoolboy look”

    @rhea : wala na ko sa bulacan hehe… salamat!



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