MELVIN BANGGOLLAY

Rookie - 175 Points (11/07/1975 / Natonin, Mountain Province, Philippines)

MELVIN BANGGOLLAY Poems

81. Bohol, Land Of Chocolate Hills 12/7/2007
82. Boto Mo, Ipatrol Mo 8/20/2009
83. Britonic Mockery On The Pinays 10/6/2008
84. Broken Promises 4/14/2008
85. Brotherhood's Pack 5/21/2008
86. Buhay Estudiante 1/12/2009
87. Build Your Wings And Follow Your Dreams 11/22/2007
88. Burn Me With Your Passion 11/19/2008
89. Call Me 1/8/2008
90. Call Of Christmas 12/26/2007
91. Can'T You See? 8/10/2008
92. Captive Of Your Memories 1/8/2010
93. Captured By Your Charm 7/8/2008
94. Caregiver 5/29/2008
95. Carolyn’s Sweetness 12/7/2009
96. Cha-Cha Controversy 11/26/2008
97. Charm Of Your Pen 11/11/2007
98. Checkmate 7/29/2011
99. China's Milk Scare 10/9/2008
100. Christian's Mission 5/8/2008
101. Christmas Again 12/26/2007
102. Christmas Call 12/3/2008
103. Christmas Spirit - Accronym 12/23/2011
104. Christmas To Me 12/6/2009
105. Civil Service Today? 8/31/2008
106. Claire, La Nina Mi Corazon 5/2/2014
107. Clock 11/28/2008
108. Coffee Connection 9/9/2008
109. Cold Heart 1/13/2009
110. Colors Of Life 5/16/2008
111. Come Inside My Heart 5/8/2008
112. Come, Be My Love 1/28/2008
113. CordİLlera, Ina A Daga 2/22/2012
114. Cordillera Treasures 9/14/2011
115. Corruption 10/29/2008
116. Cory Aquino, Mother Of Philippine Democracy 8/5/2009
117. Cory Magic 8/6/2009
118. Create Your Rainbows Pie 11/27/2007
119. Credits Begets Credits 11/5/2007
120. Crisis In Our Economy 6/26/2008
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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Once More In Memory

ONCE MORE IN MEMORY
Melvin Banggollay
Tabuk, Kalinga


Once more in memory I vividly see
The golden moment with my daddy
When I was engulfed by his body
While telling his life's great journey

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