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Translation 02: Ronald Baytan

The poem below is from Dr. Baytan’s poetry collection, “The Queen Sings The Blues”. The translation below needs revisions, of course. I made it a few minutes ago to take a short break from making final exams for my Japanese class. 43 more words





Erle Frayne Argonza y Delago

I fathom not what twilight brings
Beneath the last vestiges of the sun beams
Beneath is the labyrinthine sky… 781 more words


A Long Way Back to Love

by Kachi Parado

bookbed reviews The Boyfriend Backtrack by Dawn Lanuza

Ladies and gents, I think it’s safe to say we are familiar with how a girl reacts when she’s being proposed to. 457 more words

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Birth anniversary of Paz Márquez de Benítez

Today is the birth anniversary of Paz Márquez de Benítez (1894–1983), a fellow Tayabeña. She hails from Lucena City, Tayabas Province where I was born. 143 more words

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Wattpad’s ‘Queen J’ on Writing, Fans and Future Plans (An Interview with Jonaxx)

Introductory text by KB Meniado; Interview by Pauline P

Here at bookbed, we obviously like anything that involves words – books, stories, status updates, ideas, comments, shares, among others. 598 more words

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Erle Frayne Argonza y Delago

That I sing and make music
Brings joy and solitude to the psyche
Praise be to my wise grandfather… 86 more words


Hitting the Mark

by KB Meniado

bookbed reviews Fall Like Rain by Ana Tejano

With my mission of stacking more Filipino books into my to-read list, prowling for chick lit has become one of my regular routines. 483 more words