I HAVE FALLEN IN LOVE WITH THE SAME WOMAN THREE TIMES by Jose Mari Chan

One of the sweetest thing a man can ever do for a woman is to offer a beautiful poem or song which comes from his heart. And this was what Ninoy Aquino did to the late Mrs. Cory Aquino. He wrote a poem “I HAVE FALLEN IN LOVE WITH THE SAME WOMAN THREE TIMES” and this was arranged and sung by Mr. Jose Mari Chan as tribute to Cory Aquino.

I have fallen in love
With the same woman three times

In a day spanning nineteen years
Of tearful joys and joyful tears.

I loved her first when she was young
Enchanting and vibrant, eternally new
She was brilliant, fragrant and cool
As the morning dew.

I fell in love with her the second time
When first she bore her child and mine
Always by my side, the source of my strength
Helping to turn the tide.

But there were candles to burn
The world was my concern
While our home was her domain
And the people were mine
While the children were hers to maintain.

So it was in those eighteen years and a day
Till I was detained
Forced in prison to stay.

Suddenly shes our sole support
Source of comfort
Our wellspring of hope
On her shoulders fell the burden of life.

I fell in love again
With the same woman the third time
Looming from the battle
Her courage will never fade.

Amidst the hardships she has remained
Undaunted and unafraid
She is calm, composed
She is Gods lovely maid.

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