Erle Frayne Argonza y Delago
Meets the day anew in sweet embrace
Cats shall rest
As the sun erases evening’s haze.
Off abound they’re freed from bottle’s cork.
Coffee and news pages before work.
Hospitals’ own occupants balloon.
Roads go blocked
Terrified policeman act like goon.
Peddlers sell their wares with lemonade.
Joy’s corrupt official’s mood in trade.
[Writ. 19 October 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila]