MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

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

MELVIN BANGGOLLAY Poems

641. You'Ll Always Be Part Of Me 5/8/2008
642. Your Footsteps 5/23/2008
643. Your Gone 8/6/2009
644. You'Re Beauty's Magic 12/4/2008
645. You'Re The One 5/28/2009
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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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'Son, Eat Our Kitchen'

SON, EAT OUR KITCHEN'
BY: Melvin D. Banggollay



It has been a month already
Since my father gone away
To a kingdom and destiny
Where God's faithful will stay.

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