Poem: Kay Ama (To Father)

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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Poem: Ang Halik ni Ina (Mother’s Kiss)

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.

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Poem: Ang Aking Ina (My Mother)

The poet wrote these Tagalog verses in the early 20th century as part of a longer poem dedicated to his mother.

TULA: Ang Buhok Mo (Your Hair)

In this short Tagalog poem, the poet is addressing a woman and rhapsodizing about her beautiful, fragrant long hair.
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Maikling Tula ng Pag-ibig

Halimbawa ng Maikling Tula ng Pag-ibig

This short Tagalog poem was written by Clodualdo del Mundo. It was inspired by the Japanese haiku form.

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Gubat na Mapanglaw

This excerpted poem is from Florante at Laura.

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TULA: Ang Salapi

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.

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TULA: Pag-ibig (Love)

A breathtaking Tagalog poem about love written by the prolific Filipino poet Jose Corazon De Jesus.

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