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sonnets to the brown goddess by Luis G. Dato

The Sonnets to the Brown Goddess is a collection of more than 100 titles written by Luis G. Dato for his last muse, Mely Barrameda of Baao, Camarines Sur. It is a diary of his thoughts — on love, life, frustrations, and mortality. The collection was independently published by one of his grandchildren at the amazon.com in 2020.

CVII

Nirvie Rica Amandy Padrigon

by Luis G. Dato How quiet grow the grass and how tall Which I pass by along a lonely road, How sleep the dead in their last, sad abode, Enclosed by reeds, the ruined, grass-grown wall That all constrict the…

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CVI

Nirvie Rica Amandy Padrigon

by Luis G. Dato The cemetery is the house of death, By reeds surrounded and rank growth of grass, What dreary thoughts assail us as we pass, Unwanted come, like phantom Death, by stealth, Ephemeral on earth we drew our…

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CV

Nirvie Rica Amandy Padrigon

by Luis G. Dato How sad, how sad the human pilgrimage, How tragic, O how tragic human fate! Our Book has taught us we are lords and great, God’s heir and Adam’s from the primal age; And yet we find…

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CIV

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato When I am dead, will you then think of me More kindly, when I cease to haunt you dear Or dog your steps in school or church no more, Will I seem better in the memory,…

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CIII

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato If I should die, no sigh of yours shall call Back to the living and the world the dead, And not your tears in tardy pity shed Shall make arise the dead that you let fall.…

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CII

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato And life shall pass, and leaf by leaf, its tree That, mighty, from its seed earth has seen grow, Sturdy of trunk and stately, spreading bough, With blossoms in due season fruits to be, Will grace…

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CI

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato O dear, as each day passes we grow old And those smooth cheeks each time I would fain kiss, And those warm lips, the vortex of my bliss Will not forever Time’s assault to with hold.…

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C

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato O the black moment when you parted from Our place, the sudden unexpectedness, The prospect of drear days, the emptiness, The silent school, once like a second home, Turned into sobbing ones, where small tots come…

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XCVIX

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato Have I been wrong, was I not overwise When of my heart to you I gave the key, Was it all folly on the part of me, Succumbing senseless to lone’s witcheries? Is it that in…

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XCVIII

ハート ジョー

by Luis G. Dato O punctuate my sonnets with your voice, Give periods and the commas to my lines, For word with word with slippery ease combines, And in the process difficult the choice. Mix, intersperse love with earth-earthy Joyce,…

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