Erle Frayne Argonza y Delago
When is body strong and sturdy
But on occasions of rhythmic rounds
To sweatshops o’ physique’s crafting.
You are the sculptor your body wood
That you will shape with exquisite beauty and
Your shaped physique is one authentic
Samson: it will mortally slaughter
Time as it reposes its own morgue;
Cremated is the browbeating fatigue
You are to your Self no cynic
Smoothened are the chances for your wishes
To do myriad works unlimitedly.
Like a true sculptor fulfilled
In its shaping, you are t’ward your
[Writ. 15 May 1991, Cubao, Quezon City,M.Manila]