Filipino Kid Problems

As a kid I’d sometimes end up sneaking in the bright-less night

Craving for some cold sweet dessert in a freezing box with light

Opening my fridge door, seeing a familiar red container

I got myself a spoon and cup, unable to wait any longer

Here I am on the counter, sighing in relief

That my craving  for some Ice cream will be satisfied as I’ve wished

But I opened it and cold steam rose to hit my face

I’ll exaggerate but I had some tears out of full distaste

Like most Filipino kids, we’d expect a nice sweet dish

But end up shoving it back in the box, after finding out that it was just fish.

Daily Prompt: Trio No. 3.

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2 thoughts on “Filipino Kid Problems

  1. This is a big lesson about life. When we set goals in life we must not forget the possibility of getting something less than our lofty dream. Achieving below our expectations is not equivalent to failure. It should not lead to frustration.

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