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REFLECTING: Three Filipino Women, F. Sionil José

In the wake of my shame that I hardly know anything about Filipino authors or literature a month ago during Pluma, I decided to educate myself. 3,054 more words

Writing

Smaller and Smaller Circles by FH Batacan [sort of review]

You know how there are books that goes beyond your expectations? Well, it meets them, but not in the way you’d expect – hence, going beyond your expectations. 937 more words

Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan: A Book Review

“We are all powerless in the face of evil. No, no, that’s not true. We are powerless when we wait for other people to act on our behalf.

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Philippine Literature

Desire (1928) by Paz Latorena: Her body's a wonderland

Re-reading the 50 Best Philippine Short Stories of the Twentieth Century – Story #2:

It’s written by another woman who’s a student of Benitez, but this time she writes about a woman who’s issue is also the issue of every other woman: her body. 268 more words

Romance

Mga Binalaybay ni Mary Grace Sanguilos 

Kamalig sa taramnan,
Huni kang kapispisan,
Mga karbaw sa barangtan,
Kanami sa panan-awan.

Ilig kang busay,
Daw nagapamaypay,
Dali run mga Inday,
Kag magpaindisanay.

Sa ilawod may turugban, 37 more words

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Mga Binalaybay ni Cherrie Valdellon

Naglupad ang pispis
Halin sa puno kang batilis
Kag nabatian ko ang limug mo:
Sangka panghayhay sa sapa
Nga wara nagailig.

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Ang usbong kang init… 59 more words

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Mengecilkan Cinta: Puisi "Bonsai" oleh Edith Tiempo dalam Bahasa Indonesia

Terkadang, bila kita memikirkan tentang cinta, kita menganggapnya seperti pohon: sebuah konsep raksasa yang sulit dipahami manusia. Tetapi, bagaimana jika kita mengecilkan ukuranya seperti membuat bonsai? 362 more words

Indonesia