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cecile s. yumul
cecile s yumul Abe, abe, lagua ena ca pacacalale,

Eca cabud balabaliquid, laue laue

Cabang lalacad,asnang bagal pate pate.

Abe, abe, lagua ítin ta yatang catuqui

Lacbang nacang mabilis emu cu tatabili

Limbug ne ing aldo eta caya malili ?

Abe, abe, disna na cata ning dalundum

Quing calawut caibug cunang minum

Caplas dungus, limbag atian quing alimum!

Abe, abe, mamaltang tana pamu quing palat.

Lawen mu na pawasan nacung maralicat.

Quen ca gilid dalan, queni cu sucal magcalat!

Abe, abe, ay rugo lagua mu nang mame

Quen gulut ning palat bala mu tin linage

A a a a a a a a ryan na ring Maglalage!

[About the author. Cecile Santos Yumul is a veteran award winning Broadcast Journalist, a visionary teacher (Most Outstanding Teacher of the Philipines in 1992), a nationalist (Most Outstanding Kapampangan for Education in 1993), an environmentalist, and a dedicated daughter. She has over 35 years experience in the field of arts as an actor, director, and author. She is a published writer (Woman's Magazine) of essays, poems, short stories, and social commentaries. She currently resides in Lakandula, Mabalacat, Pampanga with her Mother, 18 dogs, doves, and bonsais.]

-Posted: 7:17 AM 11/1/08 | More of this author on eK!