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Flashback

Time seemed to pass so slowly Yet so quickly and I begged for more time It happens almost daily One touch will prompt me Even stop me in my tracks
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Alam kong ako’y di nag-iisa

Alam kong ako’y di nag-iisa is a tagalog poem by Ms. Jelyn V. Chavez and shared with The Ugly Writers for the month of November.   Alam kong ako’y di nag-iisa   Tila isang munting bata Nakalapat ang dalawang palad…
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Nighttime Grey

I loved that you were so full of life But I was saddened when suddenly things changed The moon started to crack like weeping And I wept too I'm still that kid
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Good Faith in Retrospect: When Truth Plays Life’s Chords

Truth is Life’s most flowing melodic piece. It is characterized by its highs and lows that are sharp in their falls yet quite flat in their upbeat tones. It’s ironic- life- but so are we in our relative needs and propensities. To each his own business for one’s sacred space is his and only his to embrace. To face life one needs to face the truth about himself and his surroundings with good faith not compromise or shaping people’s convictions to fit his.
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Tunnel Vision

Tunnel Vision is a short story written by Kelli J. Gavin and shared with The Ugly Writers. Tunnel Vision   All Roads Lead to Rome. I remember hearing that statement when I was a child. I didn’t have a clue…
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Sometimes you gotta fall

Sometimes you gotta fall is a poem written by Reuben Abrogar and shared with The Ugly Writers under the theme Break Out.   Sometimes you gotta fall   It hasn’t been a good time But it has been a good…
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Ole Miss

There were many powerful forces in place, dating back to slavery, that limited options for black people in the segregated Deep South. Mississippi was the last bastion of the confederacy in 1962, and Ole Miss was its Fort Fisher.  Even the name ‘Ole Miss' was a term slaves used to refer to the wife of a plantation owner.
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Padayon

Ang bawat 'sang kataga ang siyang magsisilbing tangway, Mga katagang katotohanan ang s'yang tinataglay. Ito rin ang magsisilbi at gagamitin kong pangkulay, Sa pagpinta ng isang bagong kabanata ng aking buhay.
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Sa Susunod

Sana sa susunod ay ako nalang, ako nalang iyong magugustuhan mo. Ako na’lang iyong hanggang sa dulo ay makakasama mo. Hindi lang mula sa pagkamusmos kundi hanggang sa ikaw ay maging Lolo. Ako na’lang iyong pipiliin ng iyong puso. Ako lang ang siyang laging nasa tabi mo hanggang sa magwakas ating mundo.
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Looking Down On Me

Maybe the moon is looking down at me Convincing to be radiant as I can be Asking me to never take a rest And keep on doing my best

failure

Failure is always an implied option Leaders need to look at all options Including what to do If they fail to achieve their goals They must have a plan