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Ang bulak sang sampaguita
con mag pamukad sa aga
caanggid ang kaanyag niya
sang imo ca nayanaya
cag ang iya nga kaamyon
sa katamnan mangalisbong
catulad sang imo kaamyon
ga bihag sang taguiposoon
ang cagayon sang imo pagmucadcad
samguitan'g imo catulad
sa sulud sang dughan ang taguiposoon
calipay ang gina batyag naoon


In Higaynon, the Ilonggo dialect. Reprinted with permission from his granddaughter Solita M. Wakefield.

© Angel Magahum

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  CORAZON AMAYA-
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  Pitungpu't Pitong
  Puting Tupa


  KIM CASTRO
  Don't Lie to Me
  About Power


  VICTOR P.
  GENDRANO
  Ang Aking Bayan -
  My Homeland


  TALA HAIRSTON
  Blizzard Blast

  TALA FLORENTINO
  KERNAN
  I Am The Head Who
  Only Eats Bodies


  JOSEPH O. LEGASPI
  My Grandmother,
  In Increments


  ANGEL MAGAHUM
  Ang Sampaguita

  MAURESE OWENS
  Monday Evening

  HAPPY GAIL C.
  SALINAS
  My New Eyes

  OMAR F. TELAN
  Poem After Neruda

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