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ano nga ba ang tula
ni Kermin Balawis

ano nga ba ang tula?
mga salitang pinagdugtong-dugtong
pare-pareho, iba-iba
minsan ang tunog iisa..

may kanya-kanyang ibig sabihin
kahit iisa lang ang gumawa
minsan di pa maintindihan
pag di binasa ng paulit-ulit

ano nga ba ang tula?
ikaw, ano sa tingin mo
malalaman mo bang tula ito
dahil may sukat at tugma?

itong isinulat ko
tula bang matatawag ito
sigurado ka ba?
ano sa tingin mo?

© Kermin Balawis

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