Archive for January, 2012

January 31, 2012

Ilocano haiku #249

Umsen

Nagdapu’t aldaw
Agtaud ti rabii
Umsen ti iliw

Comes

The day turns to ash
The evening emerges
Longing comes

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January 30, 2012

Ilocano haiku #248

Sumipnget

Sipnget sumirip,
Lamiis ket pumug-aw,
Intay iyiddan.

Dusk

The darkness peeks,
The cold blows softly,
Let’s get to bed.

January 27, 2012

Ilocano haiku #247

Ulep

Dagiti ulep,
Iti laylay ti langit,
Umis-isem da.

CLouds

The clouds,
In the swaying skies,
They smile.

January 26, 2012

Ilocano haiku #246

Arasaas

Pul-oy ti angin,
Kadagiti dalluyong,
Agarasaas

Whisper

The breeze,
Among the waves,
Whispers.

January 25, 2012

Ilocano haiku #245

Papagayam

Papagayam ko:
Isu da ayan pigsak
Ken pigsadak met

Friends

My friends:
My strength lies with them,
And I’m their strength too.

January 24, 2012

Ilocano haiku #244

Tawa

‘Diay ruar ti tawa
Ket inka matan-awan
Pangabaroanan

Window

Outside the window
You will get to see
A chance for change

January 23, 2012

Ilocano haiku #243

Tayok

Naggapu’t dapo,
Naggil-ayab ti Dragon.
Tumayok manen!

Rise

From ashes,
The Dragon fires up.
It soars again!

January 20, 2012

Ilocano haiku #242

Kari

“Kada agsipnget,”
Kari dagiti bituen,
“inkam’ gumilap.”

Promise

“Every nightfall,”
promised the stars,
“we will shine.”

“Kada

January 19, 2012

Ilocano haiku #241

Sapata

“Kada agsapa,”
insapata ti Init,
“innak bumangon.”

Pledge

“Every early morn,”
Pledges the Sun,
“I will rise up.”

January 18, 2012

Ilocano haiku #240

Tiliw

Garikgik kada
Na-a-angaw nga talyaw
Nangtiliw kanyak

Caught

Giggles and
Naughty glimpses
You caught me