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Hindi man lamang nangailangan
Ng isang magdamag. Agad agad.
Kapayapaang pagtuklas nais masagot;
Pagpikit sa mismong pagkarinig.
Wala nang tanong--wala nang hulaan.
Hindi natin nais malaman.

Maganda ka, mayaman pa.
Buti na lamang hindi mo wari.
Ngunit wari niya--alam niya talaga--
Kaya mahal ka niya.
Hindi mo makikita: siya o ako?
Hindi kasi mahalaga.

Sundan mo ang iyong puso.
Huwag mag-isip--isip lamang iyan.
Sige, sabi ko. Aray ko.
Naghanap ako ng kutsilyong
Isasaksak sa sariling tadyang.
Huwag mo akong isipin--isip lamang iyan.

Pagbati at paalam--wala nang pagkakaiba.
Sa pagbati nagpaalam;
Sa pagpaalam nagpakilala.
Sa wakas. Hindi na tayo maglalaro.
Magtiwala, hindi kita ililigaw
Kasi di na kita liligawan.

Pasan ng pag-unawa: damdaming sinantabi.
Di ko na nais umunawa.


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