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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:

Spirituality for Peace and Justice, a book of poems on Christian spirituality, published by Author House,134 pages with poet's own paintings on canvas,2014.

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

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Love Beyond Measure

Who can fathom its depth
when it touches the heart
to rejoice and mourn?

Who can conquer its height
when it elevates one to
the apex of delirium and success?

Who can hoard its fragrance
when to hide it
murders the beauty
of both man and woman?

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