Her knowledge
isn’t from
four corners
of a school room.

Her wise words
are from her mistakes,
she hopes will be
her child’s boon.

©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer

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In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 25 – Kinaadman.

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  1. Nice. Its a good hope. But children must learn for themselves too, and many make mistakes just as their parents because experience is often the best teacher. Just a thought. Hopefully, she will listen.

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  2. No more, no less. The wording and the meaning in your poem is balanced and forthright. It stands as a invitation to be wise–in ways that are not measurable in a worldly way.

    Wonderful, sister!

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  3. It would be so good if our children could learn from our mistakes If we had learned from our parents. We are all just a little suborn. My father has been dead nearly 30 years. It is amazing how much smarter he gets as I get older.

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      1. I see! That’s why I was a little surprised, hehe. Oh, and I’m a Filipina too 🙂 (Not a bisaya, though. I’m Bicolana.)

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  4. Pleasant wonderful intelligent lyric, Rose. :). Its a decent trust. In any case, youngsters must learn for themselves as well, and numerous commit errors pretty much as their folks since experience is regularly the best educator. Only an idea. Ideally, she will tune in.


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