LATE BLOOMS:  Unsolicited Advice

If by accident or by intent
you happen to bite off much more than you could chew,
be not embarrassed to spit it out quick
or else it might choke you –
choke you to death!

(Eric S.B. Libre is a Mindanawon freelance development consultant who has done some work in a number of conflict-affected areas of Mindanao and occasionally dabbles in creative writing. He lives in Digos City, and is proud to be a senior citizen.)