The Beat of the Climb

climb2Breeze whistles
Branches creak
Leaves rustle

Birds sing
Crickets chirp
Beasts scream

Heart pounds
Joints crack
Muscles pop

The huffs
The puffs
Never stop

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 October 11, 2016, in Poetry, Tula and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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