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Authors Note:

A simple poem in full Filipino words I wrote one fine night of March.  Where else but at my second home Starbucks Matalino.  I need not say who the inspiration is; let’s keep it a secret for those who are clueless. 🙂

Dedicated to the singles out there.  To the jaded, bitter and even to the hopeful ones.  Just a disclaimer: this isn’t a true story, but I admit the 4th stanza came from the heart.  I just love writing Filipino poems these days.  Here it is.

 

Sa Aking Pag-iisa

Reg Cagampan


Matagal na ring binabagtas
ang pag-iisang hindi patas
Walang mga mapupulang rosas,
ang romantikong buwan ay pinapalampas.

Marami na rin ang nagdaan
na nauwi sa kabiguan
kaya nasanay na rin sa ganito
Ang tanong – maghihintay, aasa pa ba ako?

Pero bakit parang nag-iba ang ihip
kung kailan ayoko nang ipilit
Biglang may kumakalabit,
sumusundot sa aking isip.

Sa iyong mga matang mapang-akit
bakit ako kinikilig?
Tuwing maririnig ang iyong tinig
ang matagal nang hindi tumtibok muling naliligalig.

Makalilang beses na rin umiwas
na hindi mahulog sa iyong bitag
Ngunit sa bawat araw na makasama
sa iyong paglalambing wala nang kawala.

Tayo na sana ang nakatadhana
sapagkat hindi ko na yata kayang mag-isa
At kung ikaw man ay isang pagkakamaling muli.
Tama na po, ikaw na sana ang huli.


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