Paskong OFW

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Walang simbahang dito’y mapupuntahan
Upang misa de gallo ay maipagdiwang
Sa bibingka’t puto-bumbong natatakam
Salabat na mainit walang makuhanan

Hanap-hanap ko ang mga batang paslit
Na tuwing gabi sa Disyembre’y nangungulit
Sintunado man kung sila ay umawit
Himig nilang pamasko’y nais madinig

Hinahanap ko’y parol na maliwanag
Walang matanaw makulay na Christmas lights
Wala ring Christmas trees na kumukutitap
Ganito ang pasko sa ibayong dagat

Ngunit ‘di bale nang wala iyong lahat
Kung ngayong pasko kita ay mayayakap
Ihain ma’y bibingka lang at salabat
Basta’t kapiling ka’t kamay mo’y aking hawak

Pagkaing masarap maghahanda pa ba
Kung sa noche buena ako’y mag-iisa
Aking christmas lights ‘di na sisindihan pa
Nang dibdib ‘di madurog sa pangungulila

 

About M.A.D. LIGAYA

Teacher-Writer-Lifelong Learner I have three passions - teaching, writing, and learning. I am a Filipino currently residing and teaching in South Korea. I blog and vlog the things I write. I have two websites and two YouTube channels where I publish my works in my areas of interest. I also use Wattpad and Pinterest to publish my creative works. I am into research as well. Some of my articles were presented at conferences and published in indexed-journals. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Posted on December 24, 2016, in OFW, Poetry, Tula and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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