'Nabuhay Ako Para Mahalin Ka'

LAHAT NG PAGHIHIRAP AY NAGAWA KO NA
GUSTO KO LANG NAMAN AY MAHALIN KA
WALA AKONG PAKIALAM SA SINASABI NILA
DAHIL PARA SA AKIN IKAW ANG MAHALAGA

NANG DAHIL SAYO BUHAY KO’Y NABAGO
ANG GUSTO KO LANG NAMAN AY MAHALIN MO DIN AKO
KATULAD NG PAGMAMAHAL KO PARA SA’YO
DAHIL YUN LANG TANGING LIGAYA KO

WAG MO SANANG ISIPING NILOKO KITA
DAHIL SA DI PAGTATAPAT SA’YO NOONG UNA
NANG ITANONG MO SA AKIN KUNG MAHAL KITA
DI KO ALAM ANG AKING MADARAMA

NGUNIT NGAYONG ALAM MO NA
BATID KO’Y WAG KA SANANG MAGDUDA
SA AKING TUNAY NA NADARAMA
DAHIL NABUHAY AKO PARA MAHALIN KA….

by andrea de jose

Comments (19)

a wise worded poem of if only life would be much easier? if only I had gone to Sefton Park school instead of going to Earle Road school I might have turned out to be a proper poet? ......................wonderfully written BP and best wishes.
you good at poem you x
you are good at poems x
Language evolves. We no longer use thee and thine and nowadays we’re more likely to use her rather than she in such a sentence. In this poem the use of her is more lyrical than she which sounds distant and more strident. It also adds to the symmetry of the line and is more evocative of the lover’s sadness. A poem, unlike prose has a wide, acceptable margin of syntactic flexibility. There’s nothing to be gained by sticking to grammatical correctness here than it would to punctuate e e cummings. It’s best to let the integral beauty of this poem simply to wash over you.
Brian I Love this Poem Its true to live and love :) Its real I've truly felt it ..................... but Should you make them as we want it to be or try to accept it?
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