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

Here is a partial list of Tagalog poems available for reading on this website:

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TULA: Ang Pagbabalik

Halimbawa ng Tulang Pasalaysay

This narrative poem in the Tagalog language was written by the Filipino poet Jose Corazon de Jesus, who was also known as Huseng Batute.

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TULA: Tila Ka Gagamba

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TULA: Nahawakan Ko Rin

Ito ay halimbawa ng tulang pasalaysay.

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TULA: Ang Katam at Ang Kikil

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Sa Gabi ng Isang Piyon

In the Night of a Peon is a Tagalog poem written by Lamberto E. Antonio in 1946. It is about the life of a Filipino laborer.

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May Mga Tugtuging Hindi Ko Malimot

This Tagalog poem was written in the early 20th century by the prolific Filipino poet Jose Corazon de Jesus.

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Multo sa Apoy ng Isang Imno

— Teo S. Baylen

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