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Tagalog Poems

Tagalog Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of tagalog poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for tagalog.

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A million ways to say I love you
They say
?There are a million ways?
To say I love you

In this day and age?
I could only find
?In my computer’s brain?
The words 
to say I love you?
In 53 languages 
of the 10,000 languages
?Spoken on this planet

Someday I may be able
?To say...Read More
Categories: tagalog, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse

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 the land of my birth. 

In Southeast Asia is where you’re grandly settled
Possessing distinct culture...Read More
Categories: tagalog, appreciation, blessing, christian, freedom, god, patriotic, uplifting,
Form: Ode
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 kulang kung hindi rin lang naman ikaw ay mapapasaakin
Mas madali pa yatang manloko kaysa tumulong...Read More
Categories: tagalog, allah, america, angel, appreciation, arabic, art, autumn,
Form: ABC
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 ang madalas bumati
Tadhana'y sadyang mapaghiganti

Kung maari'y sayo ay lumagi
Giliw huwag na sanang tumanggi
Nawa ating kaluluwa'y...Read More
Categories: tagalog, addiction, angel, art, grief, night, stars, universe,
Form: I do not know?
MARANAO BALLAD - Aalis ka pala - Plalakaw kabs
PLalakaw Kabs

Elementary Grade Ballad Song


Aalis ka pala,
at ako'y iiwanan,
Ang pupuntahanmo,
sa malayong lugar.
Hindi ba'tnoong una,
ako ay iyongmahal.
Kahit sa pagtulog,
Ang hilingko lamang,
kung may mahal ka na.
Kung may mahal ka na,
limutinmo ako ...


P'lalakaw ka bs,
p'lipatan akungka.
Aya zongowan nka,
na so mawatana ingd.
Di...Read More
Categories: tagalog, absence,
Form: ABC

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, the driver's advice
While cursing the urchins in firstling jerk Tagalog. 

Later your friends bring you...Read More
Categories: tagalog, holiday, paradise, rain, sea,
Form: Free verse
The priest who wants to rest RELOADED
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 wants to rest
took a shower early which he enjoyed
The water he truly liked, it was...Read More
Categories: tagalog, art, city, nonsense, repetition, silly, tribute, wisdom,
Form: Verse
hatred's other face
I love you

words spoken

in English Spanish Arabic Tagalog and Swahili

words spoken

by waitress

and by the tycoon

by the wife

and by the mistress

by the executive

and by the seamstress

words you hear


among those who kill

and among those who are killed

hatreds other face


of...Read More
Categories: tagalog, inspirational, political,
Form: Free verse
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 Filipino Channel)
Inspect Tori  (my dog)  for any fleas.
Haul neighbor’s free wood for winter’s...Read More
Categories: tagalog, life,
Form: Light Verse
Childhood memories
Where I was born -
Gumaca, Quezon
a significant place,
a town suffused with history.

  It’s almost at the tail-end
  that long stretch of Quezon.
  A lot of coconut trees
  the source of many creations –
  like oil,...Read More
Categories: tagalog, introspection, childhood, childhood, me,
Form: Narrative

Internet education
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 
and that one in the United States
that forged "American"
Water rights in Tibet
Afghanistan's hidden resources
Machinery for the...Read More
Categories: tagalog, computer-internet, introspection, philosophy, education, education, internet, me,
Form: Narrative

Bahay Kubo Part II
Built exclusively for us
A place and time to go
Destined to share happiness 
With you!

This Bahay Kubo
Simply small for two
Made of native and light materials
Everything practically installed
For a living full of faith and love.

Bahay Kubo 
Intended...Read More
Categories: tagalog, family
Form: Free verse
BARONG TAGALOG: Carrying The Style and Wearing a True Legacy
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 product exist
Only native Filipinos - Tagalogs can procreate
An art of aesthetic craftsmen
The fabric of my...Read More
Categories: tagalog, art, work,
Form: Free verse
Infinite Strings
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
and let everything flow out of my ear
into a bucket
*whoosh* just like that~
then pour everything
 ...Read More
Categories: tagalog, introspection, lifeme, me, universe,
Form: Free verse
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 puede enmasillar.  (Spanish)

Les éclats de vie ne peu pas être à nouveau ensemble. ...Read More
Categories: tagalog, philosophy
Form: Monoku
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 that.


shivers down my spine,
tears prickling my eyes,
as I hear once more the story,
the destiny
of two...Read More
Categories: tagalog, inspirational, life, loveday,
Form: Narrative
Paghuli ng Bulalakaw (Catching Falling Stars)
*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 isang tala
na nagliyab sa himpapawirin
Akin lamang tinignan, at aking pinagmithian
Wari ko'y ngayon, tama ang aking...Read More
Categories: tagalog, introspection, lifeme, me,
Form: Free verse
I Hate The English Language
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 so colorful about being sad,
only showed his English vocabulary was awfully bad.

"Don't vote for Obama,...Read More
Categories: tagalog, confusion, funny, life
Form: Light Verse
My Life In Different Tongues
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 own life, not theirs
That I took slowly my first steps in Ilocano
Only to be held...Read More
Categories: tagalog, childhood, life, love, people, recovery from..., social,
Form: Bio