Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
Biography of Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
A Filipino born woman, lives in Denmark, wrestles with the Danish language; attempts to preserve her mother tongue- Cebuano, writes prose and poetry in English. Wife, mother, teacher, cross-cultural worker; loves to sing, paint and tend the garden, finds it delightful to demonstrate her poems by her paintings.
Elizabeth Padillo Olesen's Works:
A Pulse for my Country People: Poems and Reflections on Philippine Situation, CGS Printers,1995
Collection of Own Poems in Cebuano Language,1995.
Own paintings demonstrated by verses or poems, www.artbreak.com or visit www.123hjemmeside.dk/Kunst-liv-tro
- Teacher, Teacher
- Between The Rich and The Poor
- A Good Life
- We Cry for Food and They Give Us Bullets
- The Sky, Our Blanket
- The Power of Words
- Beauty of Friendship
- Life`s Polarities
- Trees Within Us (Haiku)
- The Singing Dolphins in Taiji
- A Mother
- Why Death, Lord?
- Fountain of God's Grace
- Brother Roger of Taize
Bathe Me with your Love
Come and bathe me with your love
Shower me with your kisses
And rub me with the balm of your touch.
Shampoo my hair with the oil
of your generous kindness
Pour into my aching body
the blessings of God's grace.