Tanaga: Hand in the Cookie Jar 

 

 

Hand in the cookie jar caught

Leads to an obvious thought

A lesson is being taught

The road of weight loss is fraught

 


The Tanaga is an indigenous type of Filipino poem. The poetic art uses four lines, each line having seven syllables only. The art exemplifies teachings, idioms, feelings, and ways of life. It contains many figures of speech.

2 thoughts on “Tanaga: Hand in the Cookie Jar 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s