ORAS

time

Ikaw nga ba ang simula at hangganan
Daang puno’t dulo’y hindi matanawan
Dagdag pa’y bugtong kang walang kasagutan
Napakahiwaga mong palaisipan

Ang mga paham pinilit kang sukatin
Bawat galaw mo segundo kung tawagin
Ikaw nga ba talaga’y pwedeng bilangin
Isa ka bang daanan na pwedeng lakbayin

May tangkay kang patuloy paiikutin
Pag-ikot na ‘di namin pwedeng pigilin
Pag-ikot na dapat ay aming habulin
Tunay ngang kami’y kawawa mong alipin

 

Sa kamay mo kagandaha’y kumukupas
Inuubos mo ang taglay naming lakas
Buhay ma’y parang dahon mong nilalagas

Sa itinakda mo’y wala kaming ligtas


Bakit kasi nagtakda ka ng hangganan
Dapat bang ang lahat ay may katapusan
Pagikot ng kamay mo minsa’y pigilan
Saya’y h’wag palampasin sa kasukdulan

 

Paglipas mo ay pwede bang pabagalin
Kabataa’y h’wag agad palilipasin
Kabantuga’y pagtagalin mo ang ningning

Ganda’t lakas h’wag kagyat pakukupasin


Pabalik sa balag mo kami’y pagapangin
Panahong nagdaan aming dadalawin
Mga maling nagawa ay buburahin
Masasayang sandali muling nanamnamin

 

Bintana ng bukas sana’y iyong buksan
Nang ang mangyayari aming matanawan
Malungkot na tadhana’y maiiwasan
Hayaang buhay sa saya matuldukan

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 May 8, 2017, in Poems, Poetry, Tula and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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