[Poetry] The Dead Rivers (Ang patay na Sapa) -by Vonn Adlawan
The Dead Rivers (Ang patay na Sapa)
I wish I could pave back time
white glossy stream flowing in rivers sigh
how it reflects the wide stormy sky
and birds’ song breaks the silent of night
And now, I no longer hear the birds hum
sheer the noise of the flashing floods
In the huge hallow of river dumps
I could no longer see the gloomy skies
I can hear huge rivers lonely cries
To see the lost birds tired
Death dump of blood in mining site piled
Stones remind us the soul of the graveyard
How I wish we can return
like a throwback thursday lure
no birds nor rivers can cure
the doom we human condone!
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