Author Archives: Jenelyn Garcia

About Jenelyn Garcia

Jenelyn V. Garcia is the Dean of ABE Tacloban. She graduated from UPV Tacloban College and passed the CPA Licensure Exams in 1996 . She was born and raised in Dulag, Leyte, has recently ventured into visual arts, and is an ardent dog lover. She is a fellow of the 19th Iligan National Writers Workshop and the 2nd Prize winner of the 2016 Pasidungog Makabenta. She is the incumbent President of KATIG Writers Network Inc., the organization of literary writers in Eastern Visayas.

Santol

Waray nagbunga dida han katsirak 
an santol ha bungsaran.
Sugad hin maaram na hiya 
nga paprehas na la 
an tiabot nga mga adlaw–
paningkamot nga makakaon, 
makabayad hit mga baraydan, 
makapanalipod, makatalwas 
sunod na la anay an karagtatawa, 
an girok, an hiyom han kalag.

Ugaring, padayon man la gihap 
an pagrabong han iya kadahunan 
sugad han may ada la gihap 
nanganak, igin-anak 
naghigugma, hinigugma 
nangawat, ginkawatan 
nanguwat, gin-uwat 
nagpreso, ginpreso 
nagpatay, ginpatay

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