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edgar macasaet salas
edgar macasaet salas pupusan me yng sarul qng quecang pago
cabang maglacad ca pauli qng bale
lawen me'yng mabayat a biga qng babo
panayan mung uran anti nang datang ne

caculdas ning metung a patac qng balat
deng labing melangi miterac ya'yng timan
timan a pasno ning catawang mapagal
sarul qng asican qng aldong capalyan

pauli cang ating ayling macusuelu
yng gabun mung serul, mi-uranan ne pu
mitamnan yang pale, gule ampon atbu
pamangang cabyayan aldoldo ning tau

pagal na denasan niting ortelanu
capatac a uran capaldan nang tutu.

[About the author. Edgar Macasaet Salas was born on the 30th day of December 1967. He is married and has a son named Cien Esquisse. An architect by profession, he is currently a member of the Holy Angel University-College of Engineering and Architecture faculty. He writes poetry in English and in Kapampangan, preferring the Shakespearean 14-line sonnet format. As a visual artist, he has so far mounted noteworthy three one-man shows in Angeles City. He plays guitar and piano, but admits to being a lousy singer (having heard a recording of himself at song, he decided to stick to reading his poetry instead). Gary, a.k.a. Garu, is a toy collector and is a member of the Diecast Car Collector of the Philippines (www.dcph.info)]

-Posted: 9:56 AM 10/10/09 | More of this author on eK!