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 […]
There’s a time to weep and a time to sleep.
But now isn’t the right time.
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 […]
You teased me with a cheese as a bait as if I’m a mice in dire need of food. I followed your steps, assuming to get the cheese at the end of the sojourn. I followed you, and I fell in love with the process of finding meaning to your actions. I followed you, and […]
Abi kog nakalimot nako nimo. Abi kog dawat na nako nga langit ka yuta ko. Pero sa dihang nakakita ko nimo, gusto tika gakson. Sa dihang nakabalo ko nga naa kay presentation, gusto tika tan-awon Sa dihang nagkadako ang itom nga lingin ilalom sa imong mga mata, gusto tika pakatulgon. Sauna ra ni nako gitago […]
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, […]