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Below is the poem entitled CAPTIVATING FILIPINA which was written by poet Olive Eloisa Guillermo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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She is bronze colored in complexion...
She is not too tall nor too small..
She is found along high rise buildings to sidewalks..
She dresses according to the 90's, to the latest moda...

She has her own unique style...
She has of brilliance undefined..
She has the hands soft to caress and rough to grip..
She has of eloquence: smile that soothes...

She is from the southeastern seas..
She belongs to islands of myriads history..
She comes from the land of the tropics..
She stands out among the crowd..

Empowered through high quality education..
Unbreakable by dozens of life experiences..
Molded flexible enough by Her culture 
Zest enough to face the whole world..

Wether in the most sophisticated way..
To the simplest servant you can see at home...
What makes her so captivated...
Her full blown nationality of being a Filipina...

© O. E. Guillermo

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  1. Date: 11/3/2014 3:01:00 PM
    Captivating Filipino, I'll say, James :)

  1. Date: 9/13/2014 8:35:00 AM
    Captivating personification, congrats on the win, Olive

  1. Date: 9/12/2014 11:40:00 PM
    Congrats dear Olive ! A wow write, u hv an amazing pen!

  1. Date: 9/12/2014 10:37:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Olive.

  1. Date: 9/12/2014 2:04:00 PM
    Olive, Congratulations, on your awesome win. Thank you for supporting one of my latest contest. Enjoy my newest blog "A Senior Moment" if you'd like. LOVE LINDA