The Wonderful School

(This heart-warming poem was written by Sai Phone Tip, a 12-year old Burmese and one of my Level 6 students in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Institute of Higher Studies, Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar. This was his first attempt in making his own poem in our English class, but it is simply amazing!) With the happiness of…

A New Beginning I Can Sight

Life’s a tough game, You’re out when you got mistakes. It’s not about the fame, And you may go down and break. You must not envy, In what others may have. You should be who you want to be, But that’s not as easy as a laugh. My mind’s full of questions, About everything that…

Pain

I am standing near where I used to be, Watching the clouds crying on me. It has always been as lonely as this, Pondering some things that cease to exist.   Droplets of burden falls continuously, Making me feel like giving up easily. I know this is a silly thing to achieve, Recalling the memories…

Light Bulb

Lying on my bed, A light bulb is shining— At the four-cornered ceiling, Unreachable as the sun.   Distance separates us.   My hand is grasping into the air, Wishing to reach that light someday. I will try and try so hard, To reach that ray of light.