Puting Buhok

puting_buhok___uban__by_mattersmost-d38a7xuPaguwi ni Pedro galing paaralan
Nadaanan ang nanay sa tarangkahan
“Pedro, bihis na’t, dito ako’y balikan
Bilisan mo’t ako’y bunutan ng uban.”

“Ina, may puting buhok na pala kayo.”
Wika sa nanay ng nakangising Pedro.
“Hoy Pedro! Magtigil ka’t kasalan mo.
Kung bakit pumuputi na ang buhok ko.”

“Sa bawat katangahan ng anak nila
Pumuputi ang isang buhok ng ina”
At ang sagot ni Pedo – “Ay… kaya pala
Puro puti na mga buhok ni lola”



Teacher-Writer Hardpen is my nom de plume. My real name is Massuline Antonio Dupaya Ligaya. Many times I was asked the question, "Why do you write?" I don't write for rewards nor adulation. When I write poems, stories, and essays, when I do research, seeing them completed gives me immense joy and satisfaction. I don't write for cash incentives, "likes," and "praises." I would be thankful if I'll have them but the happiness and sense of fulfillment I feel when completing my works are my real rewards. Is teaching difficult? No! When I teach, I don't work but I play. The classroom is my playground, the students are my playmates, and the subject is our toy. Proud to be me! Proud to be a FILIPINO! TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Posted on October 1, 2018, in Creative Writing, Pinoy Jokes, Poetry, Tula and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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