I remember the days quite clearly
when I played all morning
and all afternoon with friends.
I was so young then in the elementary.
I never cared about the sun
and its burning rays,
all I cared about is having so much fun
playing round and round.
There was no dull moment for me,
and I consider my childhood
the best ever years of my life!
There's nothing in the world to care about.
I never cared about
what's going on in the world that time,
even when we had tv already.
It was just like that.
Friendship Begins At Home
I wasn't that friendly most of the time.
I was always the shy type,
and always the last one anyone
could ever notice in a crowd.
I felt I never mattered much
to anyone at that time,
but now I realize it was ok
coz I was not friendly anyway.
But I never forget that
I had so many friends.
There were a lot of boys
and a lot of girls too.
I had friends at home
who were my neighbors,
and there were those who were
just friends of my friends
who easily became my own friends
even though they lived far from our house.
I had also so many friends in school.
They were my classmates
and a lot of schoolmates.
We spent a lot of time under the sun
playing the same games over and over
right before the classes started.
And everytime we came in the classroom,
we were already wasted -
we smelled bad enough for all to notice!
But we never cared,
we never bothered about it.
All we cared about was the fun,
and nothing else.
Anyone I was playing with
I considered as friend right away.
It's always like that.
I lived my childhood
the best that I could,
and I can say again,
childhood is the best years
of my life so far!
When A Friend Wrongs You
Now that I've grown mature,
I realize there is so much more
to life than ever before.
I never noticed that as a child.
I was carefree and playful,
never serious about anything.
I was living my age,
I should say.
I was not mature to know
and understand anything else around me.
I was just a child.
Today, everywhere I look around me
I feel what's going on.
I know what's right and I know what's wrong.
I know if anything can make me happy or not,
if something is wrong
or something is just right.
And I know now if someone is a friend
or just someone I know.
I can easily tell if a friend is real or not,
sincere or liar.
I have friends I can consider
my own real friends.
And praise God for that!
Choose Your Friends
They are few
but I know they are true.
And we've known each other since childhood,
and we feel there's
nothing more to know about each one.
And friendship nowadays for me
is something different than before.
When I was a child,
friendship is just like playing around
and having so much fun and laughter.
There were arguments and fights
just like all children,
but they were never that serious.
But now, it's so much more.
Life is serious,
and friendship is to be taken seriously too.
I already know how friends
can influence my life,
and it can be for the better
or for the worse.
It depends on the kind of friends
that I have.
There are those who can
bring positive changes,
but there are those also
who can take me to the wrong direction,
and that's destructive.
They may bring me still
the same laughter and fun,
but they can bring me down.
Friends who don't do the right things
are bad influences.
They will bring a lot of misery to anyone.
I just never want to be serious with them.
I just stick with the good ones I have.
One Friendship Earth