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.

Ang Lalaki’t Babae Kung Umibig

This “Tulang Tagalog” (Tagalog poem) was published in the year 1907 under the name Manuela Amorsolo, the pseudonym of Manuel Aguinaldo, also known as Matubusing-Anak.

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Maikling Tula: Kundiman

This Tagalog poem is from the early 20th century. Continue reading “Maikling Tula: Kundiman”

TULA: Ang Mga Kamay Mo

In this short Tagalog poem, the poet is addressing a woman and rhapsodizing about her beautiful hands, which can bring the dead back to life.

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TULA: Pinangos na Tubo

Pinangos na Tubo is a poem written by Jesus “Jess” Manuel Santiago. It was published in the 2004 poetry collection Pakikiramay: Alay ng mga Makata sa mga Magsasaka ng Hacienda Luisita.
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Sa Tabi ng Dagat (By the Sea)

This famous Tagalog love poem was written by Ildefonso Santos in 1897.

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TULA: Isang Punungkahoy

This Tagalog poem was written by the prolific Filipino poet Jose Corazon de Jesus.

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TULA: Kung Ikaw’y Umibig

This Tagalog love poem is from the early 20th century.

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