My Imeldific Moments

Kahapon, bago magsara ang Gaisano Mall, nakabili ako ng dalawang pares ng sapatos

Take note na last week lang eh dalawang pares na ang nabili ko

Pano naman kasi matapos kong ipamigay ang dalawang (lumang) pares

Parang pakiramdam ko na kelangang mapalitan agad ito

Susme!  Feeling ko ako si Imelda Marcos with her 2,000 pairs of shoes

Other than these four sets of NEW shoes, meron pa akong hindi pa nagagamit

Nakakahiya mang aminin — sa tingin ko adik ako sa sapatos

I have about twenty pairs of shoes — pang-pormal at pang-rugged

I have given away more than thirty pairs na hindi ko na magamit

There are some pairs that I don’t wanna dispose for sentimental reasons

So what’s with this fascination with shoes?

Well, other than the fact na afford ko namang bumili

I think this all goes back to my younger years na feeling deprived ako

Noon kasi puro hand-me-downs na sapatos from Kuya Avel ang gamit ko

I vividly remember that time na sirang-sira na ang shoes ko pero di pako nabibilhan

Nakabuka na ang swelas and binabalanse ko na lang ang paglakad

Business back then ni Daddy was bad so I never complained

My classmates might have made fun of my shoes pero di ko na maremember

Probably, I chose not to recall — those were embarrassing moments

Kaya siguro subconsciously I made it a personal resolve na babawi ako

Na magsisikap ako sa buhay para magkapera at makabili ng bagong sapatos

Now it’s all coming back to me — those difficult times could be the reason for this “addiction”

Oh well, at least I take care of the shoes I own and sini-share ko naman pag luma na

I know that I’ve made a number of people happy with the shoe-gifts

Ang galing ko kayang mag-alaga ng gamit ko so parang bago pa din

So there — I now understand why Imelda has a whole caboodle

Each of us has our own Imeldific moment — tao lang po

In the meantime, I am just gonna enjoy my new pairs

Mamatay kayo sa inggit! Hehehehehe!

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