15 Best Poems of Jose Corazon de Jesus

Mga Halimbawa ng Tula ni Jose Corazon de Jesus

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TULA: Isang Punungkahoy

This Tagalog poem was written by the prolific Filipino poet Jose Corazon de Jesus.

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TULA: Kalupi ng Puso

This Tagalog poem was written by Jose Corazon de Jesus.

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TULA: Ang Tren

Tagalog poem written by Jose Corazon de Jesus

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Jose Corazon de Jesus

Known as the King of the Balagtasan and as Makata ng Puso, José Corazón de Jesús was born in Manila on November 22, 1896. He wrote Tagalog poetry during the American occupation of the Philippines (1901-1946).

His most famous work is the Tagalog poem Bayan Ko (My Country, 1929), which was used as lyrics for a patriotic song that became popular during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos in the 1980s. His pen name was Huseng Batute. He died on May 26, 1932, and is buried in Manila’s North Cemetery.

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TULA: Kahit Saan

This Tagalog poem was written by the prolific Filipino lyric poet José Corazón de Jesús. It can be translated into English as “No Matter Where.”

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TULA: Manggagawa

This Tagalog poem about how important a role Filipino laborers play in Philippine society was written by Jose Corazon de Jesus.
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TULA: Itanong Mo Sa Bituin

Ang tulang ito ay isinulat ni Jose Corazon de Jesus.

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