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February 8, 2012

Ilocano haiku #255

Matuon

Agmatuonen,
Ti aldaw pumakadan.
‘Ton bigat manen.

Dusk

It’s almost dusk,
The day bids farewell.
Tomorrow again.

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November 23, 2011

Ilocano haiku #200

Dua

Ay, dua nga gasut
Nga daniw. Dua nga gasut
Nga karirikna.

Two

Ah, two hunded
Poems. Two hundred
Emotions.

October 26, 2011

Ilocano haiku #180

Iggem

Angin, nagsala.
Ti lam-ek, immarakup.
Imak, iggemam.

Hold

The wind, it danced.
The cold, it hugged tight.
My hand, hold it.

June 21, 2011

Ilocano haiku #89

Martes

Aldaw ti Martes
Awan makadlaw kenka
Awan bibiang da

Tuesday

Tuesday
No one notices you
Nobody cares

May 20, 2011

Ilocano haiku #67

Caldo

Kas arroz caldo
Idasar ken iyanay ko
Amin-amin ko

Porridge

Like rice porridge
I’ll serve and make enough
Everything I got

March 23, 2011

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