the reality of a dream that holds in your sleep
the wonders that a wandering heart can keep

from the slightest flight of wings in the night
found a resting place to wait for a new days light

where flowers bloom in scents and fragrance
as the hues of life glow through in a far distance

with rainbows bridging the earth and the skies
so as our time that comes and goes swift as it flies

so live today with borrowed smiles and sorrows
for nothing in this world would stay on our tomorrows

forever won’t be here to cling on for dreams of glory
nor does our body that soon feels weak and weary

let us be here and create a paradise to call our own
with birds singing a melody soft as the air blown

touching every flower kissing the morning dew
whispering a promise that brings a hope a new

let your spirit afloat in delights of life’s splendor
and swill the sweetest wine of paradise to savor


Image may contain: birdin acrylic painting on 18×20 canvas by suzette portes san jose

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About suzette portes san jose

ABOUT THE AUTHOR SUZETTE PORTES SAN JOSE She was born and raised in Cebu City, spent her elementary years at Stella Maris School, Franciscan Missionary Sisters at Mabolo, Banilad, Cebu City and her high school years at the University of San Carlos Girls High School, Holy Spirit Sisters. She went to college at the University of San Carlos, SVD Priest in Cebu City, Philippines. She is a University half scholar from high school to college. She was born with a passion for writing and living in her art forms. She started writing online in 2013. She now has joined 18 book anthologies from 2015 to 2019. Each of her poems is written with her painting as visuals and is now appearing internationally, namely in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India, and the Philippines. She is also a recipient of multiple awards for her ARTworks and Literary works. She was awarded Poet of the Year in 2017 by one of the prestigious poetry site Destiny Poets International Community of Poets UK. Also, a regular contributor to GloMag a monthly issued magazine in India. She has also published her 2 narrative poem Chapbook book "As The Wind Blows" and "Whispering Silence" in the 10 part series. She has also done her first-authored book "The Dawning" along with other books Isle of Words and Colors Vol 1 "Footprints from Every Waks of Life", Isles of Words and Colors Vol. 2 "Journey to the New Horizon" and Kirky’s Adventure Vol.1. Now coming up with Isle of Words and Colors Vol. 3 "At The Rainbows End" and her 2nd book "Whisperings". It has always been her dream to leave her legacy as a fulfilled artist and for her next generation to follow her footsteps. A dream comes true. Thank you, Kirk Dominic (granddaughter) Wilyam Gabriel SJ Reyes (grandson) and Angelito Portes San Jose (only son) for dreams that came to reality.

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