Archive for ‘Namnama / Hope’

February 17, 2012

Ilocano haiku #262

Leppas

Maudin daytoy
Nga surat ken sarita.
Leppas ti daniw.

End

This is the last
Writing and word.
The end of poem.

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February 10, 2012

Ilocano haiku #257

Rugi

Baro nga aldaw
Kabarbaro nga rugi
Innak sabaten

Beginning

A new day
A new beginning
I’m gonna face it

February 2, 2012

Ilocano haiku #251

Bingay

Bantay, nabingay.
Daga nga puon wenno
Langit nga apon

Divide

A mountain, divided
The earth where it’s from or
The refuge in the sky

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 12, 2012

Ilocano haiku #236

Tayyek

Init agranyag
Ti lubong ket agtayyek
Agtuloy ti biag

Spin

The sun shines
The earth spins
Life goes on

January 9, 2012

Ilocano haiku #233

Ranyag

Ranyag ti init,
Umaynakon riingen.
Baro a bigat.

Rays

Sunrays,
They come to wake me.
It’s a new morning.

January 3, 2012

Ilocano haiku #229

Tawen

Tawen ti Dragon
Tawen ti panagtan-ok
Tawen ko daytoy

Year

Year of the Dragon
Year of achieving greatness
This is my year