Filipino Poets?

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There are hundreds of Filipino poets. Some of these poets include Antonio Abad, Gemino Abad, Temistokles Adlawan, Merlie M. Alunan, Ivy Alvarez, Roberto T. A¤onuevo, Gaspar Aquino de Belen, Leona Florentino, Guillermo G¢mez Rivera, Emeniano Acain Somoza, Jr, Danny Sillada, Emmanuel F. Lacaba, Elsa Martinez Coscolluela, Lope K. Santos, Ildefonso Santos, Louie Jon Agustin Sanchez, Elena Patron, Jos‚ Coraz¢n de Jes£s, Alex C. Delos Santos, and Peter Solis Nery. Many of the poets have written their most famous works about family because that is most important there.
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18th century - Francisco Baltazar. 19th century - Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio. 20th century - Jose Corazon de Jesus, Amado Hernandez, Amado Yuzon, Crisostomo Sotto, Zoilo Hilario
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Tagalog translations started appearing during the 1940s, with the first translation known as Diwa ng Bayan (Spirit of the Country" which was sung during the Japanese occupation
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This is quite surprising because he apparently has published 5,000 haikus, 101 sonnets, and more than 70 books. The first two can be found through a book-search site called Add-All.
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