FUN RHYME SERIES 234: BATTLE OF YULDONG’s 68th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION at the LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI

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The fiercest battle fought by our SOLDIERS,

For it was freedom that everyone YEARNS…

In a foreign land which is a bit north YONDER;

At a latitude where the temp is very much COLDER!

 

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Our soldiers were not in fact,  in proper ATTIRE,

For WINTER CLOTHING, is not our country’s STYLE;

It was the coldest period then in the KOREAN PENINSULA…

Our soldiers’  boots were seemingly like that of CALIGULA!

 

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It was the BATTLE OF YULDONG in April TWENTY-TWO,

That was in 1951 when the CHINESE FORCES THREW…

What they termed as their final SPRING OFFENSIVE,

To win the KOREAN WAR with a militia that’s so MASSIVE!

 

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It was the 10th BATTALION COMBAT TEAM…

Which was the first that our country SENT;

Heeding the urgent call of the  UNITED NATIONS,

The men of the 10th BCT never even asked QUESTIONS!

 

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Though we just passed thru a WORLD  WAR,

MANILA was almost SEEMINGLY covered with TAR;

There never was any DOUBT or HESITATION,

It was to give succor and help to a FRIENDLY NATION!

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PVAO Chief Lieutenant General ERNESTO CAROLINA,

Gave an INSPIRATIONAL that seemed like HEAVEN’s MANNA…

For as HEAD of the entity that gives VETS those BENEFITS;

Every word he utters consoles the VETS like they’re TREATS!

 

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As Prexy MAX YOUNG said in his SPEECH,

Filipinos and Koreans are BLOOD BROTHERS to KEEP…

In WAR, we gave the SOUTH KOREANS AID and SUCCOR,

In peace, now the South Korean people is helping us with FERVOR!

 

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The DESCENDANTS OF THE YOUNG made a quick APPEARANCE,

They were DAVID, LOVIC and KARL — and they really did speak SUBSTANCE;

They spoke and talked about VOLUNTEERISM as they care for their LOLOS,

They’ll work for their LOLOS’ legacy, ne’er minding the PECADILLOS!

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SOKOR Envoy HAN DONG MAN has put up a MOTTO…

As though written on his skin just like a TATTOO;

“INVEST, INVEST, and INVEST”, that was his CALL,

That was his very EXHORTATION to SOKOR’s CHAEBOL!

 

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The honored guest speaker ATTORNEY RAMON MARONILLA,

Was the last among the speakers in a seeming QUADRILLA;

He said he was flabbergasted and was the fourth to speak INDEED,

Excepting Ms. AGANON’s WELCOME which was early AHEAD!

 

 

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RAMON spoke of FEAR that the soldiers could have FELT,

But no FEAR was felt as the adversaries came in STEALTH…

The Chinese COMMUNIST FORCES wanted to bring a quick SURPRISE,

But the FILIPINO victory came like a seeming REPRISE!

 

 

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The BATTLE OF YULDONG is a WAR of VICTORY,

It must be told and retold as an epic STORY;

The show of valor and gallantry by the FILIPINO…

Must always be remembered so that many will KNOW!

 

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And that the FILIPINO VICTORY in YULDONG will not be buried in SNOW!

 

 

FUN RHYME SERIES 233: HAPPY 40TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY JOE AND GLO

 

 

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 [Photo above shows the loving and cooing couple, JOE and GLORIA CAMANO. We, my family and my Daddy Max, together with Mercy; were guests for almost a week in the  idyllic CAMANO mansion in Michigan last year. Happy anniversary JOE and GLO!] 

 

 

Among my friends who are so LOVING,

I guess JOE CAMANO would score a BING…

Indeed, mounds of praise and heaps of ADORATION,

He has been true, sincere and doting; so entitled to OVATION!

 

 

 

JOE’s jo is the gracious GLORIA,

A caring lady with lots of HISTORIA…

She’s a nice story-teller indeed and so KIND;

Her story of industriousness is truly a unique FIND!

 

 

GLORIA is so very helpful and so accommodating…

Her kith and kin could vouch for her selfless SWING;

She would never stop to do an act of CHARITY,

That’s why indeed, the family has gained much PROSPERITY!

 

 

 

JOE and GLORIA look like  a tame MILLIPEDE,

For they’re always joined; their joining won’t SKID;

Always together and together in MIND and SPIRIT,

They’re soul-mates indeed, a model for their KINDRED!

 

 

JOE loves GLORIA, and GLORIA is his JO…

They always look as ever on the GO;

Their LOVE for each other seems so truly ETERNAL,

They  would  look so LOVING always, yet a bit INFORMAL!

 

 

 

We have been witnesses to the CAMANO’s hospitable generosity,

For which, we are truly grateful perhaps till ETERNITY;

From my family, please receive our GREETINGS on your ANNIVERSARY…

You’re a duo, who should mark even your very “MONTHSARY”!

 

 

AGAIN, HAPPY 40TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY JOE AND GLO!!!!

FUN RHYME SERIES 232: VOTE   FOR    CONDER  PAGUNURAN AS PIAT COUNCILOR

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 [Photo above shows ATTY. CONDER PAGUNURAN with his wife MILA and youngest son KARL snapped during my birthday concert dubbed as BOCELLI BOWALLY which was held at the CAMP AGUINALDO OFFICERS’ CLUB on September 15, 2018. ]

 

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Among those who are vying for a COUNCIL SEAT,

CONDER  is most qualified as seen from his SCHOLASTIC FEAT;

He graduated in U.P. with TWO MAJORS…

Two majors in a span of just 3 ½ YEARS!

 

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Became  a LAWYER at age TWENTY-FOUR…

With an 82.4 mark in the BAR, such is an amazing SCORE;

Was former DIRECTOR at the DOTC,

Even was an ADMIN BOARD Chair in the same ENTITY!

 

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He served as LAWYER/ADVISER to 3 past SENATORS,

He served even too , to 2 past NBI DIRECTORS;

3 past CABINET SECRETARIES, were focused of CONDER’s COUNSEL,

2 JUSTICES too and 2 FORMER USECS, were part of his CLIENTELE!

 

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He is presently ADVISER to NBI’s ASSISTANT DIRECTOR,

Surely in ADMIN WORK, CONDER is a bee’s NECTAR;

He could turn PIAT into a honey of SUCCESS,

SWEET living indeed in PIAT’s rustic RECESSES!

 

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Being a skilled LAWYER, he can enact the best LAWS,

Drafting of healthy municipal ordinances is imbedded in his PAWS;

He is an analytical thinker too being a POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJOR…

CONDER could make out magical miracles just like AVENGER’s THOR!

 

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Based on SCHOLASTIC RECORD as well as EXPERIENCE,

CONDER surely would not be deemed as MEDIAN;

For being a STATE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE, at the premier UNIVERSITY…

PIAT will surely have its awaited PROSPERITY!

 

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LET’S VOTE FOR CONDER, AND BRING PIAT TO A PLACE OF HONOR!

 

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FUN RHYME SERIES 231: OUTING NG “YOUNG LAW FIRM” SA CALATAGAN  

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 [Here is a group photo taken during the LAW OFFICE excursion/outing at the LAGO DE ORO Resort in Calatagan, Batangas.]

 

 

Dahil mainit at alinsangang  totoo sa KAMAYNILAAN,

Nagkaroon ng OUTING kami sa isang LALAWIGAN…

Sugod ng maaga kami sa BATANGAS, mismo sa CALATAGAN;

Sa LAGO DE ORO, isang RESORT, at yaon ang syang PANGALAN!

 

Siyempre maginhawa ang simoy sa LALAWIGAN,

May konti pang ginaw lalo na sa may KATUBIGAN…

Malamig talaga ang tubig sa dagat kapag UMAGA;

Sisisid kaming lahat, kahit mababaw, parang kami’y GAGO’T GAGA!

 

 

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Kanognog lang kasi ng LAGO ang mansion ni KUMPADRE,

Si KUMPADRENG JOE VERGARA, na dating taga MURPHY…

Kababata ko at kasing-taong GULANG;

Naghanda ng agahan sa isang mahabang DULANG!

 

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Itong si JOMAR na nagpakabusog  sa EGG SANDWICH..

Dahil sa biyahe’y nagutom, naku napakahaba ng TRIP;

Nilantakan ding totoo ang agahang inihanda ni JOE VERGARA,

Nasarapan sa DANGGIT, sa ITLOG NA MAALAT at sa PUSIT na IGA!

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Mukhang naempatso nang dahil sa KABUSUGAN…

Syempre nagpahinga at hinilot ang TIYAN;

Matapos ang ilang sandali’y si JOMAR ay  “WELL and FIT”…

Si JOMAR ay muling naging “READY to EAT”!

 

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Si ELLA na dinala ang kanyang BARANGAY;

Si ELOY, si EBOY, si ALYZA at ang lalaking MAYBAHAY…

DON ang pangalan, FACUNDO ang BANSAG,

Natakot yata si ALYZA sa maliit na ALIMASAG!

 

 

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Si FE na syang aming magaling na KUSINERA,

Ang gara ng swimming suit, akala mo’y pang-GIYERA;

Itong si ALMER naman na kanyang ASAWA,

Tumanghod kay JOE VERGARA na puro ISTORYA!

 

ISTORYA DITO, ISTORYA DOON …WALANG PATID PONG TALAGA,

BAWAT KUMPAS NG KAMAY NI KUMPADRE, ITONG SI JOE VERGARA…

BUBULALAS ANG NGITI AT SUNOD AY  MALUTONG NA HALAKHAKAN;

BAWAL MAKINIG ANG BABAE’T BAKA MAIHI’T SUMAKIT ANG TIYAN!

 

  

Ang sabi ngani nitong si ATTORNEY VIC …

Masarap na ang kainan, pati pa ang istoryahang puro GIMIK;

Itong si JOE VERGARA hindi po talagang HUMINTO,

Para bagang komedyanteng katulad ng  sumikat na si PUGO!

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Aba si ROSE na aming SEKRETARYA,

May tattoo na dalawang ROSE na itinatago PALA…

Nakita agad ang tattoo ni ATTORNEY JOVY GAMBOL;

Kapag puting HITA pala, si JOVY’y

maliksing NAKAUKOL!

 

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Si DONNA naman na kinalimutan ang DYETA….

Napasarap ang kain dahil masarap nga TALAGA;

Uminom pa ng flavored BEER…naku ang TARAY!

Baka magalit si RAMIL na kanyang mabait na TATAY!

 

 

 

Malinaw ang tubig sa beach na animo’y BATIS…

Kita ang buhangin at ang paa nami’y masarap na IKINIKISKIS;

Ito naming si LAWRENCE na mahilig KUMISKIS,

Paa niya’y para bagang sa BROKEN SHELL nakipag-KISS!

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Si LITO’y syempre inatupag ang pag-BILI…

Ng RED HORSE, PALE PILSEN at SAN MIG LIGHT na MABILI;

Binanatan ang lahat, umupak pa ng RED WINE,

Kapagdaka’y nakatulog at humikab pa na animo’y “WHINE”!

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Ang mag-asawang si GARY at si ROSE ANN NAMAN,

Kasama din ang anak nilang malusog na KATAMTAMAN;

Si SAMANTHA na sa una’y ayaw LUMANGOY,

Matapos maakit, sa tubig ay nagpa-UGOY-UGOY!

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Si ATTORNEY JUN naman na ayaw unang mag-BABAD,

Hinimok ni JOMAR ,  “and JOMAR was very GLAD”…

Dahil nga naman masigla ang sinag ng ARAW,

Si JUN REVS, para hindi umalat, ay kagyat na NAGBANLAW!

 

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Si NOLI na sya naming DRIVER…

Binawalan naming humawak ng BEER;

Balak pa sanang humirit at makiki-pag-NEGOTIATE…

Kaya daw niya kahit na isang BEER lang, at iinumin nyang STRAIGHT!

 

 

 

Si APRILYN naman na anak ni NOLI…

Kasama ang BOYFRIEND na kamukha din halos ni NOLI;

Mabilis palang lumangoy ang DYASKE,

Hinabol nang palangoy ang PLASTIC BALL na dahil sa hangi’y RUMEPEKE!

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Nakaligtaan nang tuloy ang PARLOR GAME na kasama sa PLANNING,

Dahil nagkasayahan na sa SWIMMING, sa EATING at pati na DRINKING;

Ang sarap talaga ng hanging-dagat na sariwa at walang usok na MANTSA,

 Kaya si LITO’y papungaspungas, parang si SANCHO PANZA ng MAN OF LA MANCHA! 

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Ang hinandang pagkain nitong aking KUMPADRE…

Aba’y parang LAURIAT kaya’t siya’y paroon at PARINE;

May DINUGUANG BATANGAS, at AFRITADANG MANOK,

Ang sarap lumasap lalo na’t merong COKE!

 

 

Meron ding HIPONG mainam ang LAKI…

STEAMED HIPON ang bansag, meron nyan PARATI;

Mayroon ding maanghang-anghang na DINAKDAKAN’

Lintik lumamon si LITO, nung kanyang SINABAKAN!

 

May LAING pa ngani, na may anghang KONTI…

At may inihaw na malalaking BANAK, kaliskis ay PUTI;

PUSIT NA INIHAW, para bang may SABAW,

Kaya ako po’y nagkamay, sa dagat NAGHINAW!

 

 

Pero itong si LITO ay naging tunay na PROBLEMA,

Parang gusto na talagang humiga sa KAMA;

Pangiti-ngiti pa habang nakapikit ang MATA,

Para bang gusto’y magpahinga na sa PUNERARYA!

 

 

Siyempre bumisita rin kami sa MUSEO ni DON ENRIQUE,

Matapos  magdasal sa kapilyang pinagawa ng mga ZOBEL, sa may PARKE…

At nang pumasok na sa CUTE na MUSEO, picture dito picture DOON….

Naku ay BAWAL pala…baka po magalit at multuhin kami ni ENRIQUE DON!

 

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Salamat ng MADAMI kay Pareng JOE at kay Mareng AMIE…

Sa pagluluto ng pagkaing sobrang napa-RAMI;

Kay JUSTIN na kanilang anak na PANGANAY,

Sa pagsisilbi sa amin ay talagang hindi po NANGALAY!

 

MARAMING SALAMAT SA VERGARA FAMILY!!!!

 

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FUN RHYME SERIES 229: IBOTO PO NATIN SI CONDER PAGUNURAN

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 [Eto po ang larawan ng buong pamilya ni CONDER PAGUNURAN (kandidato bilang KONSEHAL sa PIAT, CAGAYAN) na kinuha sa selebrasyon ng isang piging kaugnay sa kaarawan ng kanyang mga kaanak. Mula po sa KALIWA: Karl, Karlo Mikhael, Francesca, Mico, Conder at ang kanyang magandang may-bahay, si Mila.]

 

 

 

 

Si CONDER  po’y matapat at magiting na CAGAYANO,

Lugar ng kapanganakan ng mga magulang po nyang TOTOO;

Sa PIAT po, na syang sinilangan ng kanyang mga MAGULANG…

Dito po noong bata si CONDER namalagi at nagka-MUWANG!

 

 

Ang mithi niya’y makapagsilbi sa bayan  ng PIAT nang walang HANGGAN,

Dahil ito nga po ang minahal na bayan

ng kanyang  buong ANGKAN;

Bilang KONSEHAL sa marangal na SANGGUNIANG BAYAN,

Pagiging abogado niya’y tunay na makakatulong sa TANAN!

 

 

Bilang pagtulong sa bayan nyang MAHAL,

Sana po’y mailuklok natin sya’t MAIHALAL;

Sa paggawa’t paglilok ng mga ORDINANSA,

Tunay na sya ay magkakaroon ng malaking TSANSA!

 

 

Ang mga mithiin niya’y tungo sa PROGRESO,

Pati na rin ang pagpapalaganap ng gawaing USO;

Yaong makakatulong at magiging TUMPAK,

Upang ang mamamayan ng PIAT, ay umunlad at MAGALAK!

 

 

Nasaksihan ko po ang kanyang KASIPAGAN,

Dahil nga sa Law Office ko’y naging KASAMAHAN;

Meron siyang talino at lantay na PAGPUPURSIGI,

Siguradong  sa pagiging KONSEHAL ito’y MAKAKAIGI!

 

 

 

IHALAL PO NATIN SI CONDER PAGUNURAN,

SIGURADONG SA PAGTULONG, WALA SYANG KAPAGURAN;

MAKATAO PO SIYA AT SADYANG MAKADIYOS,

PAGIBIG NIYA SA BAYAN AY TUNAY NA PUSPOS!

 

IBOTO SI CONDER PANGUNURAN BILANG KONSEHAL NG PIAT, CAGAYAN!!!! 

FUN RHYME SERIES 230: VOTE  FOR  CONDER  aka EUFRACIO SEGUNDO PAGUNURAN

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 [Here is a photo taken with ATTORNEY CONDER PAGUNURAN, 2nd from RIGHT, during myBIRTHDAY CONCERT which was held at the CAMP AGUINALDO OFFICERS CLUB.CONDER is running for a COUNCILOR seat in PIAT, CAGAYAN. GOOD LUCK CONDER!!!] 

 

CONDER is a DEVOTED and TRUE-BLUE CAGAYANO,

I’m impressed as CONDER eloquently  speaks  the ITAWES   LINGO;

For love of his town in CAGAYAN at PIAT,

He now wants to serve as  COUNCILOR to sponsor a FIAT!

 

 

 

As a candidate in PIAT for a COUNCILOR SEAT,

CONDER is indeed toiling hard, exuding much SWEAT;

He dreams of PIAT, CAGAYAN to be MORE PROGRESSIVE…

He wants its economy’s growth to be a bit AGGRESSIVE!

 

 

 

In fact, CONDER has put up a small FARM…

He wants PIAT’s economy to be put on DARN;

With his FARM that he has put, though simple and MODEST,

He could generate employment, even that’s COMMONEST!

 

 

 

Perhaps as part of the LEGISLATIVE BRANCH,

In the event of CONDER’s WIN, and his FARM grows into a RANCH…

An ordinance that would propel faster economic GROWTH,

Seeking and liaising for central government’s help and SUPPORT!

 

 

 

CONDER is a true paragon of pure HUMILITY!

At the UP College of Law he

became a PERSONALITY;

He was an upright and diligent assistant at the UP Law LIBRARY;

Everyone who needs to study well really needed his SYMPATHY!

 

 

 

Despite having some control in the Law books’ DISPOSITION,

He never misused his clout, a sign of sincere VOCATION;

Lots of us in UP Law commended his SINCERITY,

He helped and aided us all, to graduate in LAW  with  much FACILITY!

 

TO CONDER, WE’RE GRATEFUL FOR ALL ETERNITY!!!!

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HERE IS A SOLO PHOTO OF MY  GOOD FRIEND AND LAW PARTNER CONDER!