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A Poet, a Hero

A time when only a few dared to fight against a foreign tyrant, A Poet rose to speak Oppressions suffered by Filipinos in his writings, he revealed A Poet with no fear Freedom he sought through his powerful pen Killed for his words and beliefs A Poet noble act “Mi Ultimo Adios”, his final notes left a mark and legacy A Poet, a Hero 18 April 2018 Note: Dr. Jose Rizal is a Philippine national hero, a prolific poet and novelist during the Spanish colonial era. 'Mi Ultimo Adios' (English translation: My Last Farewell) was the last poem he wrote before he was executed in Manila on December 30, 1896.

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Date: 4/18/2018 1:31:00 PM
A beautiful and worthy tribute, Elaine.
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Elaine Gonzales
Date: 4/18/2018 11:16:00 PM
Thanks a lot Line! I truly appreciate receiving lovely feedback from you. Warm regards :)