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Pulang Lupa Sunsets

For the sunset lovers,
January through April
bring to many evenings incredible spectacles
of a setting sun casting
its unpredictable palette of colors
on lingering clouds.

Don't waste it by wondering
on the science and the physics.
Sunsets are made for foolish romantics. . .
Alas, as I am one. Always ready,
with a glass of red
or a jigger of lambanog,
to welcome it,
to ponder
the ephemeral beauty of the moment. . .
before bidding it adieu.