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Archive for 'Famous Poems'

Memories Of My Town

Memories Of My Town

By: Jose Rizal (English Translation by Encarnacion Alzona) When I recall the days That saw my childhood of yore Beside the verdant shore Of a murmuring lagoon; When I remember the sighs Of the breeze that [...]

"The Song of Maria Clara" by Dr. Jose Rizal

"The Song of Maria Clara" by Dr. Jose Rizal

Sweet are the hours in one’s native land, Where all is dear the sunbeams bless; Life-giving breezes sweep the strand, And death is soften’ d by love’s caress. Warm kisses play on her mother’s lips, On [...]

SONG OF THE TRAVELLER ~ A Poem by Dr. Jose Rizal

SONG OF THE TRAVELLER ~ A Poem by Dr. Jose Rizal

(Translated into English by Encarnation Alzona from Jose Rizal’s original Spanish, El Canto del Viajero.) A dry leaf that hesitant flies And snatched by hurricanes away, Thus lives on earth the traveler Without aim, without soul, [...]

Katapusang Hibik Ng Pilipinas

Katapusang Hibik Ng Pilipinas

(A Tagalog poem written by Andres Bonifacio, the founder of the Katipunan during the Philippine Revolution.) Sumikat na Ina sa silangan ang araw ng poot ng katagalugan, tatlong daang ng dusa ng karalitan. Walang isinuway kaming [...]

"To The Filipino Youth" by Dr. Jose Rizal

"To The Filipino Youth" by Dr. Jose Rizal

(A poem written by Dr. Jose Rizal.  Translated from original Spanish by Alfredo S. Veloso) Raise your unruffled brow On this day, Filipino youth! Resplendent shines Your courage rich, Handsome hope of my motherland! Fly, grand [...]


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