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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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MARIA CLARA

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By Luis G. Dato A rose and a lily she was, Pure yet passionate too for the love that she bore. Futile to her were the wiles of hypocrisy, Harmless the proffers of dons from Spain. For she thought 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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TO QUEEN ELENOR I

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By Luis G. Dato In ancient times our people lived under their own kings, Malayan sultans, rajahs of whom no bard now sings, In this our Bikol region in centuries bygone, They, too, had their own rulers, the kings of…

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TO QUEEN AMPARO

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By Luis G. Dato O radiant queen of beauty It is a pleasant duty And near my heart’s desire, To write for you these verses The while the muse rehearses To wake the living lyre. In St. Dominic’s regions We…

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TO QUEEN CRISANTA

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By Luis G. Dato Most gracious queen, My eyes have seen In other days what men call fair; The face divine That warms like wine, And urges men to strive and dare. In very truth, What could to youth, Be…

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THE LA MUSES

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By Luis G. Dato The LA candidates are pretty pearls, We think, not common, ordinary girls; Glory and glamour certain they would give To any court in lands of make-believe. Purita stands five-six in stockinged feet -­ This for dalagas…

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THE MUSE

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By Luis G. Dato Have you met her in the flesh, youth, And did you keep yet your heart? Fairer than the fairest flowers, At her sight must Care depart. For the sprite of spring had sent her, Hands divine…

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