Best Tagalog Poems
Below are the all-time best Tagalog poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of tagalog poems written by PoetrySoup members
BARONG TAGALOG: Carrying The Style and Wearing a True Legacy
tagalog, art, work,
Strands of satiny pineapple fibers
From the superbly prickly pieces of leaves
Refined by the nifty naked hands
Of the great sophisticated artisans
Beyond this unequaled plant
Is a peculiar...
Scherben des Lebens/ The shards of life/ Los fragmentos de la vida
Die Scherben des Lebens lassen sich nicht kitten. (German)
The shards of the life cannot be cemented. (English)
Los fragmentos de la vida no se...
tagalog, inspirational, life, loveday,
I may never know what exactly happened,
but I think I know the why of it
Put it in so many words,
but it all boils down to...
My Life In Different Tongues
tagalog, childhood, life, love, people, recovery from...,
Ancestors had fore-planned
My whole being in Spanish
Yet, my concerned parents wrote
My rhesus A-plus blood in Tagalog
I was born, they said
To enjoy my...
Paghuli ng Bulalakaw (Catching Falling Stars)
tagalog, introspection, lifeme, me,
*Paghuli ng Bulalakaw*
Minsan ako'y nakahuli ng isang bulalakaw,
at sa aking mga kamay inilagay
Ako'y lubhang napaso, nasaktan ng lubusan
kaya't aking itong pinakawalan...
Isang gabi, natanaw ko ang...
tagalog, addiction, angel, art, grief, night, stars,
I do not know?
Kathang-isip na mapagkunwari
Ginto'y sa dulo raw ng bahag-hari
Sa huling hininga bumabawi
Nasanay lang sa suwail na gawi.
Araw-araw sumasapit ang gabi
Mga tala'y lumayo sa tabi
Ang hangin lang...
I Hate The English Language
tagalog, confusion, funny, life
A friend advised "Cheer up, buddy, and don't be blue",
strange of him to say that just when I was feeling low.
I was thinking, what was...
1st Monday After Retirement
Things to do:
Don’t wake up early!
Spend an hour for breakfast, sip coffee , savor the flavor
Open the TV, look for TFC (The...
MARANAO BALLAD - Aalis ka pala - Plalakaw kabs
AALIS KA PALA
Elementary Grade Ballad Song
Aalis ka pala,
at ako'y iiwanan,
sa malayong lugar.
Hindi ba'tnoong una,
ako ay iyongmahal.
Kahit sa pagtulog,
Ang hilingko lamang,
kung may mahal ka...
tagalog, introspection, lifeme, me, universe,
Running on a few hours of sleep,
I decide that this is a good time as any
to empty out my thoughts
tilt my head to the right
The priest who wants to rest RELOADED
tagalog, art, city, nonsense, repetition, silly, tribute,
The priest who wants to rest
went fishing with his dear cousin Nora
A very nice lady, ginger and intrepid.
Today she adopted a Turkish Angora
The priest who...
BAHAY KUBO II
BAHAY KUBO II
Bahay Kubo Part II
Built exclusively for us
A place and time to go
Destined to share happiness
This Bahay Kubo
Simply small for two
hatred's other face
tagalog, inspirational, political,
I love you
in English Spanish Arabic Tagalog and Swahili
and by the tycoon
by the wife
and by the mistress
by the executive
and by the seamstress
tagalog, introspection, childhood, childhood, me,
Where I was born -
a significant place,
a town suffused with history.
It’s almost at the tail-end
that long stretch of Quezon.
tagalog, computer-internet, introspection, philosophy, education, education, internet,
I have an internet education
I graduate everyday
I have an internet education
I bookmark my favorite page
I know about civil war
In Bosnia and the Sudan
tagalog, allah, america, angel, appreciation, arabic, art,
Buhay, sadya yatang masalimuot
Kulang ang gawa, marami ang salita
Mas madaling sumimangot kaysa sa ngumiti
Sayang ang mga ngiti kung hindi rin lang naman tutugunan
Buhay ko ay...
tagalog, holiday, paradise, rain, sea,
And suddenly understand you're underwater
Flapping, snap-coral beneath someone's paradise
Bung-lusting rope towards parallax sunslick
then smacking the sole of your swollen left foot
with an empty Coke bottle,...
LONG LIVE MY BLESSED COUNTRY
tagalog, appreciation, blessing, christian, freedom, god, patriotic,
You’re hailed as “Pearl of the Orient Seas”
The Creator* has blessed you with rich bounty
Including a peculiar history, indeed great…
Making me thankful for making you...
A million ways to say I love you
tagalog, love, love hurts,
?There are a million ways?
To say I love you
In this day and age?
I could only find
?In my computer’s brain?
to say I love...