What is a treasure? Is it in a form of diamond and gold? Is it the crown and jewelry? Is it the long-forgotten family heirloom? Is it the children in the family? Is it the home to return to? Is it the connection between relatives? Is it a peaceful loving community?
Whatever the treasure is, It lies in the eyes of the beholder, A treasure worth to die for, And to live forever with.
Don’t ask me if I’m fine, Open up your arms, Accept me in your embrace, Offer me a shoulder, Let me rest and cry, All my heart out, Lend me your ears and time, So I could pour everything, Let everything loose, Unshackled and unbound, Light and unload.
It is true when they said, no one knows for sure. The future is unwritten, and only God knows. And some people trample over these unknown uncertainties.
Yet, I am sure and certain. To the utmost belief that the path toward the future is walked today. The pavement toward the future is built in the present. The planning, the budget, and the construction at work. Then, the completion. The journey is long and challenging. The plan might have amendments, the budget needs adjustments, and the construction faced a lot of difficulties.
What makes it is perseverance and determination. The patience and resilience to keep on going with a clear objective. Carried over in each step. I have seen them carrying their hopes and dreams. They reached their goals and start a new chapter in their life. They leveled up. They moved up a ladder. They are walking proof.
He is not mysterious, Nor he wants to be, He is mostly reserved, Hiding behind a silhouette, He has much to say, Yet spoken shortly with emojis, He is nothing, But a lost soul, He sees the goal, But walking in a crumbled path, He is a man, Deprived of everything.