MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

Freshman - 757 Points (11/07/1975 / Natonin, Mountain Province, Philippines)

MELVIN BANGGOLLAY Poems

361. My Father's Legacy To Me 9/11/2007
362. My Gift To Melvon 10/14/2009
363. My Gratitude To All Poemhunter's Freinds 1/9/2008
364. My Greatest Fear 4/14/2009
365. My Greatest Treasure 4/14/2009
366. My Guide In Politics 10/24/2012
367. My Guides In Politics 10/1/2012
368. My Guitar Hummmmmmssssss Anew 6/11/2010
369. My Hungry Belly 1/23/2008
370. My Love 4/22/2008
371. My Mother's Love 10/14/2007
372. My Own Life Story 5/9/2008
373. My Pen's Haiku 3/28/2008
374. My Poems May Never Be 10/3/2008
375. My Prayer For Mary Wismer 12/28/2007
376. My Principles In Making Comments 7/22/2010
377. My Skin 9/12/2008
378. My Style 8/18/2009
379. Mystery Of Creation 1/4/2008
380. Mystic Smile 1/7/2008
381. Mystic Smile's Beauty 2/20/2008
382. Mystic Touch Of Your Eyes 3/9/2008
383. Naked Truth 3/10/2008
384. Natonin's Wonder 5/6/2011
385. Nature Of My Poems 9/1/2008
386. Nature's Fury 6/13/2008
387. Nature's Way Of Justice 5/26/2008
388. Nearly Death Expereince 12/12/2011
389. Nectar Of Your Passion 5/6/2008
390. Needles Of Pain 5/27/2010
391. New Hope For The Filipinos 7/22/2010
392. New Year, New Challenge 1/2/2008
393. New Year's Call 12/26/2007
394. New Years' Propserity Wish 1/4/2010
395. New Years Resolution 1/2/2012
396. No Hope In Dope 1/7/2008
397. No Retreat, No Surrender 1/8/2008
398. No Time 5/28/2009
399. Norchellistic Dream 9/8/2008
400. Obamacratic Win 11/5/2008
Best Poem of MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

Ullalim, The Epic Of Love Of The Maducayan

ULLALIM, THE EPIC OF LOVE OF THE MADUCAYAN
By Melvin Banggollay Jr.

An ullalim epic is a traditional music and poetry form of the Philippines. These are long chanted stories passed down for hundreds of years that tell the exploits of heroes. They are classics of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. The most skilled poets would memorize epic cycles that took two to four days to recite during all-night dramatic performances. Two examples of precolonial (before the Spanish came) epics that survive today are Biag ni Lam-ang (Legend of Lamang) in Ilocano (a northern Luzon dialect) ...

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Twilight Memories

TWILIGHT MEMORIES
by: MELVIN D. BANGGOLLAY
Tabuk, Kalinga, Philippines


The night was silent with its great slumber
While calmly touching every depth of my body
Making me shiver every toil my hands uncover
As I wrote down the memories of my journey.

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