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Narito na nga ba ang delubyo?
Si Labuyo?

Kumakalampag na hangin 
sa labas
tubig na binubuhos 
na tila galing sa timba
mula sa kalangitan

nagngingitngit na mga sanga

lahat nang ito ay nakaamba

maaari kaya pagdating nya
ay ako ay hugasan, banlawan?

Sing anghang kaya nya
ang ngalan nya?

Di ko pa wari,
di ko pa wari.

*sorry 2nd attempt to type this, lost the 1st 
one, but couldn't sleep and this poem in 
Filipino came to mind.

'Labuyo' is the name of the typhoon hitting 
my country now.
I hope it is not too destructive. Also the 
name of a type of chili pepper here.


Copyright © binibining P.iNk

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  1. Date: 1/1/2014 10:43:00 PM
    Happy 2014....Linda

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 3:51:00 AM
    Great write, Nikko! What a brave heart to write this in Tagalog! Its always nice to read a Filipino poem written in our own language. Iba talaga ang Pinoy at ang mga salitang tagos sa isip at puso. Napakahusay! Dugong pinoy. Tunay na Pilipino! Mabuhay ang mga Pilipinong manunulat! More power, Nikko! Love,love,love! :-) - Den

  1. Date: 8/18/2013 9:52:00 PM
    Hi dear...I was sooooo happy when you called.I lkept calling my come and hear you.You are a volcano of energy and an aura of joy.. You have the voice for poetry..that s what i skyped drake when i heard you .It felt so good..big hugggsss : )

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 10:15:00 AM
    How are you Nikko, hope the typhoon passed, and no one got hurt... love...LINDA

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 7:51:00 AM
    Hi dear..i read it aloud without knowing meaning..yep i trust you enough to know im not reading aloud anything naughty : ) I know the terrible problems your beautiful land and its people are facing due to typhoons. Im sure its disasterous to fertile soil..crops..houses and the people too.All i can do is pray that mother nature would be kinder to such lovely people.My heart is with you.Im soooo dappy happy you re back and Christina is doing her first five steps dear : )

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 8:08:00 PM
    I would love to see the translation !! Knowing you, it is an amazing poem ! :) Please stay safe, I hadn't heard about your typhoon until now....I hope it isn't a bad one !! Take care! I'll be praying !!

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 3:34:00 PM
    hey, maybe you can translate it!!! can't believe all the vowels!!

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 1:22:00 PM
    Hey Missy, how are you? Hope the typhoon doesn't cause too much destruction in your area. Miss you *mwahugsz*

    P.iNk Avatar binibining P.iNk
    Date: 8/12/2013 9:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sad to say, it was destructive (not in my area though) :(-- many properties and agri products damaged-- some affected places are even inaccessible at this moment. Missing you bac, Missyk. Mwahugs.
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 12:57:00 PM
    Take care and keep safe Nikko xx

    P.iNk Avatar binibining P.iNk
    Date: 8/11/2013 1:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, dear Mandy. I'm in a safe place. It's the other people, who aren't, that I worry about.