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PAPURI SA MGA MARTIR

Ni Jose Maria Sison Abot langit magpakailanpaman Ang papuri natin sa mga bayaning Namatay sa kamay ng kaaway: Sa larangan ng labanan Sa liblib at ilang na pook Sa silid ng pagpapahirap At sa pagkahanay sa pader. Sa madudugong lugar […]

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DEW DROPS AND RED ROSE

By Jose Maria Sison In the evening Dewdrops linger On the lips Coaxing The rosebud To yield Its innermost Yet seizing stars To see through The dark Not with a few But myriad eyes. In the morning Flaming petals Laugh […]

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FRAGMENTS

By Jose Maria Sison 1. Under the nightsky, fresh breaths Of green leaves and blue waves Rush to my face, cling to my body And spur me on to meet my beloved. As on a hundred steeds, I speed Like […]

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LAGI AKONG KASAMA NINYO

Ni Jose Maria Sison Ang aking katawan ay nakapiit Subalit diwa ko’y malayang gumagala Sa bawat rehiyon at sona Sa bawat panahon. Ang aking natupad Sa malaong panahon sa rebolusyon Hindi mawawala sa isang hagupit. Iyon ay ipinagpapatuloy ninyo. Nang […]

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LITERATURE AND COMMITMENT

A Message to the U.P. Writers Club Jose Maria Sison Political Prisoner Military Security Command Fort Bonifacio I wish to express the warmest greetings to my colleagues in the U. P. Writers’ Club. I wish you all the success in […]

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ON JOSE MARIA SISON AS POET

Excerpt from “Against the Dying of the Light: The Filipino Writer and Martial Law” By Ed Maranan (An article based on the speech by the author to students and faculty of the University of London ‘s School of Oriental & […]

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A POEM ON JOSE MARIA SISON

The Life and Times of a Seditious Poet By Edgar B. Maranan We shall line them up against the wall!   –attributed to Jose Maria Sison, UP basement canteen, ca. 1960,but could be apocryphal. Not for him the contemplation of coconuts, […]