The fire ceased to burn –
Doused with indifference
Drenched in disregard

I sifted through the fireplace
I lovingly built in your heart
Combed it for dying embers

I sifted through and through.
Hoping to find a flicker,
Hoping to blow upon it a whisper
And cover it with dried leaves and twigs.
Hoping  the flame grows taller,
And burn my anguish and grief.

I sifted more  and more.
There was nothing but ashes –
Ashes of guilt and regrets –
Ashes that the wind refuse to blow away.



Teacher-Writer-Lifelong Learner I have three passions - teaching, writing, and learning. I am a Filipino currently residing and teaching in South Korea. I blog and vlog the things I write. I have two websites and two YouTube channels where I publish my works in my areas of interest. I also use Wattpad and Pinterest to publish my creative works. I am into research as well. Some of my articles were presented at conferences and published in indexed-journals. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Posted on June 21, 2018, in Poems, Poetry, Tula and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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