Tag Muse

Luis G. Dato’s pieces on Muses, Proclamation and Coronation.

THE DAMSEL OF SABANG

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(with the collaboration of Taciano Rey) Beside the Gulf of LagonoyAmong the hillocks hiddenA hamlet greets the rising sunsAlike a view of EdenAnd heaven is that charmed standWhere woods and waves come blendingAbide a people in delightThat never knows as…

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TO THE QUEEN

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by Luis G. Dato O radiant royal beauty,It is a pleasant dutyTo praise you to the skies;I deem no greater pleasureThan lauding in rimed measureYour reign which we all treasure,Though time forgets and flies. From near and far-off places,Come friendly…

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CIV

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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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III

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by Luis G. Dato Blushing with youthfulness, again my muse, After long absence turns to me her smiles, Her hair unbinding, beckons and beguiles, To the soul’s dream and lyre in long disuse; And as she comes my waking soul…

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THE VA MUSE (Los Viejos Alegres)

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by Luis Dato The muse is a grace, a sun and a singing That encompass the distance of stars and the heart, A dimension in light and a silver bell ringing In a cosmos of worlds that have orbits apart…

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NOT BECAUSE UNSPOKEN

by Luis Dato Not because unspoken Can you now say unbroken There was no park In the dark, No park in the darkness, No dark in the parkness, And a night-ride in a bus. For your curls Whipped in the…

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POEMS FOR ELSA

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By Luis G. Dato I Dear Elsa, as I write to you these lines, A flower festival rehearsal’s on -­ Still high, behind Sport’s Palace, the sun shines And bathes with glow the grounds this afternoon. My thoughts, however, are…

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TEARS

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By Luis G. Dato She felt alone In that garden unfrequented, Where the winds make moan For blossoms sweetly scented, Perfumed but far away. And as the sunset died, Lost the last long twilight ray, She felt so lone and…

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GRADUATION POEM FOR MISS USA

By Luis G. Dato Dear queen, on this occasion historic and sublime, Which will be all recorded as annals of our time, It is indeed an honor on coronation night, In tribute to your beauty bright verses to indite. This…

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QUEEN ANGELICA I

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By Luis G. Dato Tonight, Queen Angie dear, it is for me A pleasure great, as well an honor high, To soar with wings the realms of fantasy And chant in verse your beauty to the sky. An honor high,…

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