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Shadow and Solitude: A play in one stupid act

Solo Entre las Sombras (Shadow and Solitude), Claro M. Recto, 1917

  • Philippines, #9
  • Print-on-demand paperback, received as a gift
  • Read November 2017
  • Rating: 2/5…
  • 559 more words
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10 profound words in the philippine language

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Bookbed reviews: 'My Fate According to the Butterfly' by Gail D. Villanueva

by Agnes Manalo

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When superstitious Sab sees a giant black butterfly, an omen of death, she knows that she’s doomed! 272 more words

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Buwan

Ugsad
Sa buean ko
I-istorya kung ano
ko ikaw kapalangga.
Kana ko itangis
ro akong kahidlaw
kimo.
Ag imaw
ro masugid kimo
it tanan.
Tan-awa imaw. 64 more words

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Florante at Laura: Two guys crying in a forest, essentially

The History of Florante and Laura in the Kingdom of Albania: Adapted from some “historical pictures” or paintings of what happened in early times in the Greek Empire, and were set to rhyme by one delighting in Tagalog verse, … 1,443 more words

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