Sonny San Juan, Jr.

Do you like this poet?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Sonny San Juan, Jr. poems, quotations and biography on Sonny San Juan, Jr. poet page. Read all poems of Sonny San Juan, Jr. and infos about Sonny San Juan, Jr..

E. San Juan, Jr. directs the Philippines Cultural Studies Center in Connecticut, USA. he received his degrees from the University of the Philippines and Harvard University. He taught in various universities, among them the University of California, Davis; Brooklyn College of the City University of New York; Washington State University; and the University of Connecticut. He was recently Fulbright ... more »

Add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Sonny San Juan, Jr.

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Sonny San Juan, Jr.

Tagalog Lullabye: Uyayi

UYAYI SA PANAHON NG TERORISMO



Tulog na, bunsong sinta, sayang lang ang luha mo
Ang ina mo’y malayo’t sumugod na sa dilim
Hanap mo’y dating tamis sinisipsip hinihigop

Meme na, bungangang humihikbi’t nakanganga
Kundi’y isisilid ka sa gusit kapalit mo’y salapi
Di naman masundo’t nanupol daw ng sampaga

Tulog na, dilang uhaw, ina mo’y naligaw tila
Saan nakahain ang dibdib susong nakalantad
May putik sa pisngi may balaho sa sinapupunan

Meme na, labing tigang, nilalang na nilinlang
Isisilid ka sa bumbong kapalit mo’y ...

Read the full of Tagalog Lullabye: Uyayi