Jose Rizal

(1861-1896 / Philippines)

Jose Rizal Poems

1. Hymn To Talisay 9/14/2010
2. To My -- 9/14/2010
3. Kundiman (English Translation) 9/14/2010
4. Hymn To Labor 9/14/2010
5. Kundiman 9/14/2010
6. To The Flowers Of Heidelberg 9/14/2010
7. Miss C.O. Y R. 9/14/2010
8. Flower Among Flowers 9/14/2010
9. A Tribute To My Town 9/14/2010
10. To The Virgin Mary 9/14/2010
11. The Song Of Maria Clara 9/14/2010
12. Felicitation 9/14/2010
13. Child Jesus 9/14/2010
14. They Ask Me For Verses! 9/14/2010
15. Memories Of My Town 9/14/2010
16. Education Gives Luster To Motherland 9/14/2010
17. Our Mother Tongue 9/14/2010
18. To The Philippine Youth 9/14/2010
19. Goodbye To Leonor 9/14/2010
20. First Inspiration 9/14/2010
21. Song Of The Wanderer 9/14/2010
22. My Last Thought 9/14/2010
23. My Retreat 9/14/2010
24. A Poem That Has No Title 9/14/2010
25. To The Philippines 9/14/2010
26. The Last Poem Of Rizal 9/14/2010
Best Poem of Jose Rizal

The Last Poem Of Rizal

Farewell, my adored Land, region of the sun caressed,
Pearl of the Orient Sea, our Eden lost,
With gladness I give you my Life, sad and repressed;
And were it more brilliant, more fresh and at its best,
I would still give it to you for your welfare at most.

On the fields of battle, in the fury of fight,
Others give you their lives without pain or hesitancy,
The place does not matter: cypress laurel, lily white,
Scaffold, open field, conflict or martyrdom's site,
It is the same if asked by home and Country.

I die as I see tints on the sky b'gin to ...

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Child Jesus

Why have you come to earth,
Child-God, in a poor manger?
Does Fortune find you a stranger
from the moment of your birth?

Alas, of heavenly stock
now turned an earthly resident!
Do you not wish to be president
but the shepherd of your flock?

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