Arguably the most insightful poem written in any language about the nature of money. Penned in Tagalog by the prolific Filipino poet Jose Corazon de Jesus.
Father’s Day 2017 is on Sunday, June 18.
Read a Tagalog poem dedicated by a Filipina poet to her father!
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This Tagalog poem was written by Filipina poet Emelita Perez Baes to her mom. It is a poem by a daughter about a mother on her 59th birthday.
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In this short Tagalog poem, the poet is comparing his mother’s kiss to dew on a flower. He describes her kiss as hope in the heart, light to an unclear mind.
Continue reading “Poem: Ang Halik ni Ina (Mother’s Kiss)”
The poet wrote these Tagalog verses in the early 20th century as part of a longer poem dedicated to his mother.
The poet wrote these Tagalog verses as part of a longer poem dedicated to his dear mother who had passed away.
Continue reading “Pag-ibig ng Ina (Love of a Mother)”