Imno sa Paggawa

Translated to English as Hymn To Labor, Jose Rizal wrote this poem for his friends from Lipa, Batangas in January 1888 as a tribute to the hardships, industriousness and resiliency of Lipenos (people from Lipa, Batangas).

Hymn To Labor

Jose Rizal’s patriotism is shown in this poem “Hymn To Labor” where he urged his fellowmen to strive and work for their country whether in war or in peace.