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Naniniwala kang ikaw ay dakila.

Nagbabayad sila para lang sa dugong

Papatak sa lupa t’wing may maigupong

Kapwa mandirigma. Layaw ng malaya!

Pinaghandaan mo nang buong tiwala… 70 more words


Featured Poet: Shloka Shankar

Editor’s note: This year, I am featuring one poet from Arcana: the Tarot Poetry Anthology each month. For August, Shloka Shankar shares how she began writing poems based on the Tarot as well as discusses her love of found poetry and… 699 more words


Bird of Paradise

Not what you would expect

from a Scottish painter,

this vibrant tropical scene

featuring a beautifully bronzed

nude woman, the geometry

of her oddly set eyes beguiling… 182 more words

Four Tanka-Art Pieces, by Andja Petrovic

Bio: an’ya is the haigo (haiku nom de plume) of Andja Petrovic. an’ya loosely translates to “a peaceful light in the moonless night.”

an’ya is… 112 more words

Creative Writing

Long Exposure Magazine, Issue 3: Call for Submissions

Submissions are now open for our third issue!
So far, the magazine has been fortunate enough to engage with and publish fascinating collaborations between creative writing and the visual arts, and we continue our interest in this type of project, whatever media is involved. 181 more words

Creative Writing

Taste, text, and everyday synaesthesia

When I was reading The Language of Food by Dan Jurafsky, I was gratified to see some discussion of the mild everyday synaesthesia that accompanies food-related language such as brand names or menu descriptions. 768 more words