Poetry

My Hands

Prominently veiny and calloused.

Marked how much I have labored.

To serve my family and colleagues,

to my students and made a difference.

 

My hands have purely served.

Helped my students in search of life’s quest.

Coached how life must be ruled and valued.

Enlightened their minds and uplift their spirit.

 

My hands, I disciplined to be pure.

To live with dignity and let honesty rules.

Must live within means, purity it must uphold.

Lived by examples and to be true to all.

 

I am proud of my veiny and calloused hands.

Whom I have raised my kids and kins.

Advised them to be good fellows of the land.

To obey for the truth and serve our motherland.

 

                                                                                                  ~ Cynthia Cabral

                                                                                                                                                   Philippines

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  1. CYNTHIA C. CABRAL

    Dear Sir/Madam:

    I’m so blessed. My heart songs with a big shout of grateful and happiness. Thank you Indian Periodical Company may God bless you and your company.

    CYNTHIA C. CABRAL.

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