Written by Angela Manalang-Gloria on 17 November 1935.
To Don Juan
It was not love-why should I love you?-
It was not folly, for I was wise,
Yet when you looked at me, your looking
Opened a kingdom to my eyes,
It was not love, it was not folly,
I have no name to know it by,
I only know one shining instant
You held my earth, you held my sky.