Archive for December, 2011

December 30, 2011

Ilocano haiku #227

Jose

Jose, manong ko
Laing ti kadaraan
Impannakelmo

Jose

Jose, older brother
Genius of our race
You proudly displayed

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December 29, 2011

Ilocano haiku #226

Sabali

Panagpakada:
Sabali lang a rupa’t
Panagpasangbay

Another

Goodbyes:
Just another face for
Welcomes

December 28, 2011

Ilocano haiku #225

Daan

Daan a tawen
Lagip kan to laengen
Dios ti agngina

Old

Old year
You’ll soon be a memory
God bless you

December 27, 2011

Ilocano haiku #224

Kawaw

Kawaw a bulsa
Dayta lang nabati nga
Lagip ti Paskua

Empty

Empty pocket
That’s all that is left
In my Christmas memories

December 26, 2011

Ilocano haiku #223

Karton

Karton, o karton!
Anya ngata ti nagyan?
Ay, lukatankan!

Box

Box, oh box!
What have you got?
Al, let me open you!

December 23, 2011

Ilocano haiku #222

Kasangay

Ket Paskua manen,
O, kasangay ni Apo.
Agrambak tayo!

Birthday

And it’s Christmas again,
Oh, it’s the Lord’s birthday.
Let us celebrate!

December 22, 2011

Ilocano haiku #221

Dawat

Dawat ko’t kapya,
Panagtutunos, talna,
Ita nga Paskua.

Wish

My wish is peace,
Goodwill, calm,
This Christmas season.

December 21, 2011

Ilocano haiku #220

Silawam

O, agranyag ka!
Silawam daytoy dana.
Bituen ti Paskua.

Light

O, brighten up!
Light up this path.
Star of Christmas.

December 20, 2011

Ilocano haiku #219

Riknaen

Inka riknaen ~
Nagdalan gudua’t lubong ~
Nga arakupko!

Feel

Feel it ~
That which crossed the globe ~
My hug!

December 19, 2011

Ilocano haiku #218

Sendong

Ay Bagyo Sendong!
Wen, nagulpit ka metten?
Ay-ay Paskua mi.

Sendong

Oh, Typhoon Sendong!
Yes, why so ferocious?
Pity our Christmas.