Against Hidden Poems








Against Hidden Poems





We then Sojourned
to that paradise
in your mind.



Somebody said,
"It is earthly."



We then mourned
these bleak eyes
in my mind.



Somebody has said,
"Who's that somebody?"



We join the Excursion
so we fantasize
but never to find



this mystical point
of view, "Have we?"








Author's Notes/Comments: 

Reedited (08.04.2023):


I have reedited typographical/linguistical/semantical errors in the comment section that have experienced some anomalies..for clarity, or for reducing any ambiguations.

Ugaling Naintindihan








Ugaling Naintindihan



Sa sayaw nito

Mga dahon sa paso

—'wag ipakita!

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Reedited on 07.16.2019 (misspelled 1.  "imagintation" v. "imagination" & 2. "of much greater interest to me" v. "of a much greater interest to me" in this Author's Notes/Comments); 07.02.2019 (inclusion of the additional term "Political Philosophy" among the list of cognate subjects, for clarification of both its grammatical & semantical errors, which can be both a technical &/or a philosophical issue):

This poem is a Filipino/Tagalog poem, composed in a particular way (or form).   A far different poetical form, &/or composition—which is of a Japanese haiku (with seventeen syllables), but using a native language (my native language of Filipino/Tagalog—["taga-ilog"]), I was merely examining the subconscious aspects of meaning (with a seeming specialism on meaning-making and sense-making).  That exercise is subjective & should also be empirically related (through experience/experiential) as it emerges from those agencies of my own subjective imagination/observation (otherwise stated numerous times in my past author's notes/comments section).  Specifically making such a uniquely described poem was, again, a form of my practice/exercise, in the hopes of understanding haikus/tankas deeply (more significantly, in relation to my own studies of these manifold poetics).  Poems are generally considered art forms, so I thought that it could also be assumed (or presumed) to be synonymous with the maxim that is..the "highest form of expression" (from an "a priori" impression/knowledge which I have about it—a supposed quality of any type of an art).  That could still be debated due to art theories and art criticism.  Is it a philosophical/moral argument which still involves value judgements/moral judgements/critique?  In my own terms, and in most of my current adaptations of language, I wanted to get cues from suchlike works of mine to emphatically connote cultural influences that were (for myself) seeming to be inevitably applied (such as in many of these examples).  I believe those matters to be highly important in determining social phenomena which is why we have sociolinguistical considerations in Linguistics as an area/field of study (e.g, Logicism, Russell, & Oxford Philosophy).  The reason why I may have seemed to be constantly consumed by my own informal philosophical studies (casual self-directed ones, which also span the cognate subjects of Philosophy of Language, its so-called theories of language/perception/meaning, Linguistics & its subfields, including Political Philosophy) are the sheer evidential implications that I have gotten from Culture Theory (for my overarching Moral Philosophy studies, as part of another newer study, which was said to be emerging from the 1990s, & which is of a much greater interest to me—Intercultural Studies).  Those other underlying concepts relating to that, other than those denoted already, were cultural relativism/moral relativism/moral knowledge as interconnected with my religious studies whereby virtually every culture are purported to have their own (including cultural rights & literary developments).  The synonymy of intermingling social factors in our everyday lives (& perceived realities) and social realities (social facts that I have since been delving into, in a sociological point of view) can be making a huge part of my theme (i.e., just in order to rediscover the cultural impact of language, or its notions, and to prove how Media Culture have played a big role in anyone's worldview, e.g., depersonalization, disenchantment, disenfranchisement, defamiliarization, decentralization, dehumanization somehow).  Finally (not fatalistically), just to emphasize its presumed direct/indirect sociocultural/sociolinguistic connection to 'social identities' or one's very own political views/standpoints (without discounting the psychological facets whereof, which is also a presupposed given).  Therefore, while in that process of self-discovery (reinstated all-too-well), it is hoped to emphasize those said/implied objectives (and to avoid redundancy in the future explananda or explicantia of my poetics ).  Thank you for reading on & for your consideration.