How many congested prison cells Dead men on the street to startle our blank minds on a good day walk Urban poor protesters facing waves of terror from the police Squatters sprayed with tear gas when fighting against illegal demolition Sidewalk vendors losing their goods after being sprayed with kerosene by the MMDA Farmers and […]


I lost many things that I don’t know what to hold anymore. I lost friends, ’cause I knew they aren’t real. I veer off them every time they insist they don’t understand me. I just want to be understood. I lost my identity, ’cause I need money to maintain it, and I still have to […]

Lira (Linagan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo)

Lira (Linagan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo), the oldest Filipino poetry group arranged the 21st Sining ng Tugma at Sukat workshop last August 27, 2012 at Philippine High School for the Art’s Cafeteria. Sining ng Tugma at Sukat is a program done by LIRA that began since 2008. They wanted to advocate Filipino to be used widely, […]