Jose Rizal

(1861-1896 / Philippines)

Jose Rizal Poems

1. Kundiman (English Translation) 9/14/2010
2. Miss C.O. Y R. 9/14/2010
3. Hymn To Talisay 9/14/2010
4. To My -- 9/14/2010
5. To The Flowers Of Heidelberg 9/14/2010
6. Kundiman 9/14/2010
7. Child Jesus 9/14/2010
8. They Ask Me For Verses! 9/14/2010
9. Memories Of My Town 9/14/2010
10. Flower Among Flowers 9/14/2010
11. Felicitation 9/14/2010
12. To The Virgin Mary 9/14/2010
13. Hymn To Labor 9/14/2010
14. The Song Of Maria Clara 9/14/2010
15. Education Gives Luster To Motherland 9/14/2010
16. A Tribute To My Town 9/14/2010
17. Our Mother Tongue 9/14/2010
18. To The Philippine Youth 9/14/2010
19. First Inspiration 9/14/2010
20. Song Of The Wanderer 9/14/2010
21. My Last Thought 9/14/2010
22. Goodbye To Leonor 9/14/2010
23. A Poem That Has No Title 9/14/2010
24. My Retreat 9/14/2010
25. To The Philippines 9/14/2010
26. The Last Poem Of Rizal 9/14/2010
Best Poem of Jose Rizal

The Last Poem Of Rizal

Farewell, my adored Land, region of the sun caressed,
Pearl of the Orient Sea, our Eden lost,
With gladness I give you my Life, sad and repressed;
And were it more brilliant, more fresh and at its best,
I would still give it to you for your welfare at most.

On the fields of battle, in the fury of fight,
Others give you their lives without pain or hesitancy,
The place does not matter: cypress laurel, lily white,
Scaffold, open field, conflict or martyrdom's site,
It is the same if asked by home and Country.

I die as I see tints on the sky b'gin to ...

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First Inspiration

Why falls so rich a spray
of fragrance from the bowers
of the balmy flowers
upon this festive day?

Why from woods and vales
do we hear sweet measures ringing
that seem to be the singing
of a choir of nightingales?

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