14.03.2021 - Philippines - Pressenza IPA

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by Rem Tanauan

In the hundreds of
twisting, stretching
legs and arms,

this is the only pose
I remember
among all:

To lie down,
flat out
on the ground.

Open palms
to the sky, fully
face to face,

awareness breathes
akin to

To utterly surrender
in repose
is to become a corpse

so I can remember
once again
my resurrection.


The original, in Pilipino:

Sa daang-daang
pagpilipit, pag-unat
ng binti at braso,

ito lang sa lahat
ang natatandaan kong

Ang humilata,
lapat na lapat
sa lupa.

sa langit, buong-buong

humihinga ang ulirat
na mistulang

Ang tuluyang sumuko
sa pahinga
ay pagsasabangkay

para maalala
ang muli kong


About the poet:

Rem Tanauan is a translator, writer, poet, Ginhawa well-being facilitator and a Yijing consultant on personal decision-making and life direction. He is the lead teacher of Tungko ng Tula, a 9-week poetry class and community for poets and artists and creatives. He is currently running its third batch. You can find his poems and photos on


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