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I'll Wipe the Clouds Away

Updated on October 19, 2011

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Hawiin ko Ang Ulap

I’ll Wipe the Clouds Away


The cloud looks threatening

Teardrops threaten to keep coursing

All I wish for you is

Your smile will appear upon your lips


Don’t worry about tomorrow

Predicaments, above all sorrow

This is just part of our existence

In life this is our subsistence


Let’s go and be merry

Through the storms we will surely see

It certainly finds its way

In cruising it goes with you everyday


You really can’t help at times

Misery is lurking oftentimes

So always keep in mind

This is occasional, don’t be wind


My only wish for you

Take heed of this memento

So use it to your advantage

That blissfulness is a choice, at your own vintage...


Hawiin ko ang ulap


Ulap may naglalambong

Luha ay nais bumalong

Ang nais ko sana’y

Ngiti sa iyong labi sumilay


Hindi dapat alintana

Mga problema at pakikibaka

Ito ay bahagi lamang

Ng buhay ito nakaambang



Halina magsaya ka

Iwan ang problema

Ito ay darating tuwina

Sa paglalayag kasabay mo na


Ganun talaga minsan

Ang hinagpis ay di maiwasan

Kaya dapat tandaan

Pana – panahon lang yan…



Kaya ang tanging hiling ko

Tula ay pakinggan mo

Para iyong mapagtanto ang dahilan

Na ang kaligayahan ay sariling kapasyahan…


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      rjsadowski 5 years ago

      I wish that I understood your language. Poetry is always better in someones native language.

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      Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI

      thank you for sharing, agreed though, wish i could understand your language

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      @rjsadowski...thank you...the English and Filipino version are the same...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      @Cresentmoon...thanks for dropping by...

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      Ceri Naz 5 years ago

      you are always paving the way to ease the clouds with your powerful verses

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      thank you Senpai Cee with the powerful words you portray...

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      ..love the title very much and also how you put the words into your own native language ..... sublime is the word of the day - and when I read these words - I thought to myself - you own that word of the day - sublime.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      epigramman,

      thank you for the uplifting words...actually i first wrote this poem on my native tongue and decided to translate it in English...

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Hi I loved this one and I also would love to be able to read your translation.

      I am today on a catchup day so I'm away to read another of yours now .

      Thanks by the way for being a loyal follower to my hubs.

      Take care and have a great day.

      Eiddwen.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      Eiddwen,

      thank you Eiddwen for being a great friend also and for showing me that we can bridge distance and share kinship not acquired by nearness or togetherness...

      Raci

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      grace jean 5 years ago

      The poem “I’ll wipe the clouds away”

      by RACINIWA tells us that there’s always

      someone behind us to help and to comfort. My interpretation to this is a story about friendship bec. I can relate my friends to it.

      My friends always there for me in times of happy moments and trouble times…..

      And FRIENDS also are the one who we can lean on

      By reading your poem ma’am I can remember how important having friends in our lives…..

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      yes grace jean...you're right there...those are the things a friend could do...

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      ailen ferrer 5 years ago

      maam, this i ever read.

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      Ailen ferret 5 years ago

      Life is like a carousel sometimes up, sometimes down so don't worry of the problems that comes into your way, because in our life we all have a mission, like the competition we want to win, but in the end we loose.Make it like a

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      yes Ailen you're right...don't worry for in the morrow the sun will wipe away the blue...thanks for dropping by...

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      Ailen ferrer 5 years ago

      (ma'am continue)

      Make it like a game,you should know how to handle everything, because happiness is the best part after all.JUst like this, even if the sunn refuse to shine I will still wake and wait patiently for the day of my freedom, because having a failure is not the hendrance of our goals in life.WE will wake up not because we just want it, but because we want to explore, and we want to experiment we want to be successful.IT means learn to stand up when you feel down, wait patiently for the right time and don't think too much of what you have done as long as your still smiling and breathing because the blissfulness is a choice, at your own vintage......

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      hehehe...that's the right attitude Ailen...never give for life's challenges are God's test papers and He's measuring on how well can you answer these tests...

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      pennyofheaven 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Very inspiring and beautiful

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      oh, thank you penny...

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      chanroth 5 years ago from California, USA

      Another great poem! Oh I LOVE the translation in this hub. I read aloud the Filipino version to my fiance, he asked what was I saying and I cheated with your English version. Oh...what a fun! Love it! :)

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      hehehe...oh, that must be great...i do love translating poems in Tagalog to English...it's refreshing for me....thank you...

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      frogyfish 5 years ago from Central United States of America

      Those cycles of life we all attend are shown so beautifully in your words, your exquiset poetic expression: "Predicaments...just part of our existance." I too liked the video song..."God shall wipe all tears away."

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      hello frogyfish...thank you for taking the time to visit...have a great day!

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      Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

      Wow! Great poem! The Tagalog translation is more emotional for me to read. Thanks for sharing.

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      raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      hello thelma...i'm so glad to see your comment appears on my hub today...thank you for appreciating...God bless...

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      Mike Pugh 4 years ago from New York City

      Beautiful uplifting poem here Raci, thanks for sharing it and I know many people who may have been down and out for the count have been lifted by your positive energy in this poem, and your free spirit as well.

      Thumbs up and sharing with my followers.

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      raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      hello Mike...i am so glad to read your comment...i am just confused why some of my hubs are not shown...HP has been changing policies every now and then...

      thank you for visiting my friend...have a wonderful day my friend...

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