Filipino Love Poetry


Filipinos refer to a 'love poem' as tula sa pag-ibig, tula ng pag-ibig or tulang pag-ibig.

tula ng pag-ibig
poem of love

tulang pag-ibig
love poem

tula sa pag-ibig
poem on love

Kamay ng Birhen (Virgin's Hands)
a short Tagalog poem by Jose Corazon de Jesus, aka Huseng Batute
 
Awa sa Pag-ibig (Pity in Love)
a short Tagalog love poem by Jose De La Cruz, aka Huseng Sisiw

Singsing ng Pag-ibig (Ring of Love)
a very short Tagalog love poem by Jose De La Cruz, aka Huseng Sisiw

Kahit Saan (Wherever)
a Tagalog love poem by Jose Corazon de Jesus, aka Huseng Batute

Ang Kanyang Mga Mata (Her Eyes)
a short Tagalog love poem by Clodualdo del Mundo

Ang Matampuhin (The Sulker / The Sensitive One)
a Tagalog poem by Lope K. Santos

Dahil Sa Pag-ibig (Because of Love)
a 19th-century Tagalog love poem by Iñigo Ed. Regalado

Sa Tabi ng Dagat (By the Seashore)
a famous 19th-century Tagalog love poem by Ildefonso Santos