Gilbert Pangyarihan (August 8,1963 / Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines)
Gilbert Pangyarihan Poems
I Know Only Poems With Rhyme
To the children of the world I know only poems with rhyme That stay in tune with ev’ry clime.
A gift for Australia and the children of the world Edited by Adrienne Barnathan (Australian) I dreamt of Australia,
Writing Poems Is Cool
To the children of the world Writing poems is nice, Makes you happy and wise
A Poem Very Long
To the children of the world I'll recite a poem very long; I'll sit down, end of song.
I Caught The Arrow Of Longfellow
To the children of the world I found the arrow of Longfellow, While alone hiking on a boondock,
Ode To The Blacksmith
Fernando Poe, Jr., The Blacksmith of folklore, Great Leveler actor, A son our country bore,
Though they may say I am bad, Though they may think I am mad, Though it makes me feel real sad, I will not serve a cruel god.
Kite And String
In Memoriam: Victims of 9/11 Attacks (Homage to Longfellow) I flew a kite up in the sky,
Land Of The Mighty
To whom does the land belong? It belongs to the mighty and the strong. From Egyptian Pharaohs to Chinese emperors, From Roman gladiators to Spanish conquistadors -
A Refugee's Urgent Plea
I am Subramaniam Punniyamoorthy, A name so lengthy with syllables so many; But that’s the way in my terr’tory,
The Old Are The Forgers Of Tomorrow
Doctor Jose Rizal once said, The hope of the future is the youth. But sometimes I can't sleep in bed, Thinking if it's a myth or the truth.
I Went To The Forest To Find A Violin
I went to the forest to find a violin; I did not rest; I did not lean. And lo! On a hill in Tanay, I saw with a smile unspoilt trees still lie.
Birds Of Hong Kong
Bird songs wake me in the morn. I still am; I must be dreaming.
The birds are flying; they are a-coming. They are bringing, swinging a song to sing;
A gift for Australia and the children of the world
Edited by Adrienne Barnathan (Australian)
I dreamt of Australia,
Land of the zoo
With many a rah
and many a roo;
Where kangaroos leap
and emus skip;