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
- The Power of Words
- The Sky, Our Blanket
- A Good Life
- Between The Rich and The Poor
- We Cry for Food and They Give Us Bullets
- Fountain of God's Grace
- Beauty of Friendship
- Life`s Polarities
- Brother Roger of Taize
- A Mother
- 'Drink from the River of Silence'
- Woman's Defeat
- Easy Life?
Love in its Purity
Love is a language of the heart-
It is prose and poetry
It is in film or comedy
And yet nothing can fathom
its own depth, height or breadth.
Love is a dream in every heart,
an object of conquest and war
It mirrors greed, pride and honor