Treasure Island

Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Tamang Galit (Righteous Anger)


Paghusga nga ba ang magalit
Sa pagtalikod sa Katarungan
Sa pag-alipusta ng maliliit
Sa lantarang kasinungalingan?

Isinulat na nga sa Banal na Wika
Kapag kailangan, dapat magsalita
Tumutol sa mali, labanan ang masama
Tumayo sa Katotohan, doon din sumumpa.

Hindi magtatagumpay katuwirang baluktot
Kasamaang nag-uuugat ang galamay sumasapot
Kung lahat maninindigan at di mapapa-ikot
Ng mga walang puso, na sa Batas walang takot.

All rights reserved ~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~02.09.14

ENGLISH TRANSLATION:

Righteous Anger

Can it be called judging when one gets angry
At those who turn their backs on Justice,
At those who oppress the poor in their misery
At the outright perversion of Truth such as this?

It is written in the Word and this we all know
When needed a man must speak and testify-
Protest against all wrong and fight Evil so
To stand for what's True and with it swear by.

Warped Reason will not succeed with lies that it made
Evil with its tendrils, will never grip with its hands
If all of us resolve, firmly stand and not be swayed
Against the wicked ones who fear no laws of our land!

Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~02.09.14

Submitted: Saturday, February 08, 2014
Edited: Monday, February 10, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Tamang Galit (Righteous Anger) by Cynthia BuhainBaello )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Palace of death - this body, gajanan mishra
  2. Twelve Step Heaven, Joseph Narusiewicz
  3. Hardcastle Crags, Sylvia Plath
  4. Burning The Letters, Sylvia Plath
  5. On Edge at Midnight, Kimani wa Mumbi
  6. Why do we need friends, Bineeta Kharga
  7. My Body ain't a Lab, it's a Temple. Wors.., Kimani wa Mumbi
  8. Black Pine Tree In An Orange Light, Sylvia Plath
  9. treasure and love, sultan mahmud
  10. Gulliver, Sylvia Plath

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trend Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. At Last She Comes, Robert Louis Stevenson
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
[Hata Bildir]